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This fucking year….

So, here we are - the end of 2016. And what a year it was.

It sucked right!?

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That’s when the magic happens…

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”
― Roald Dahl

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Vancouver Island – Part 2

You'd think I never backpacked or camped before, I was such a shit show.

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Vancouver Island – Part 1

The fact that I made it to Lopez was amazing. And the whole reason I decided to come to the Northwest.

The plan looked fine on paper, but required multiple connections, no late arrivals and smooth transitions. Just like travel always goes, right?!

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Sweat and Dust: Type 2 Fun

"In the outdoor community, it’s said that there are three types of fun. Type 1 is fun to plan, fun in the moment and relatively fun to talk about afterward. Type 2 is fun to plan, a bit of suffering in the process, but worthy of barstool conversation. Type 3 gets a little darker. It doesn't sound like good idea during the planning process; the process is committing, potentially deadly, but the rewards course through the rest of your life."
-Duct Tape, then Beer

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Walking through

“Somebody ought to tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit every minute of every day. Do it, I say, whatever you want to do, do it now.” — Michael Landon

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Solstice Bikepacking

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt

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