Having been outdoors and hiking since I first learned what a State Park was, I've come to a striking conclusion; hiking trips are not just memories, they are experiences. These experiences dictate your worldview much more than memories do. These experiences are revisited by the mind in moments of solitude, in moments when you need a distraction and in moments you need motivation. A memory is only a thought, whereas an experience is a feeling.
Today's post from Roselyn Chew is about moving art into the outdoors as she finds a new found passion in cycling.
Many people have a go-to activity that they do to stay motivated and inspired. For me, it is dance. The last several years was particularly hard. as practice became intense. As much as I am passionate about my art, the studio started to feel confining...
Earlier this week we asked:
What cause you would commit your adventure to if you could pick any cause?
Today's blog is an example of one hikers commitment to one cause, Animal Haven shelter, and her experience on our Hike & Adoptable Hound trip.
Kirk grew up in small town Missouri but after ten years in New York and seven NYC marathons, he's become a true New Yorker.
Kirk enjoys the excitement and energy of the city during the week and loves heading out to the mountains and woods with new adventurers each weekend.
Kevin's outdoor career began when he started walking and realized how fun it was to climb anything and everything. He started climbing trees, but quickly moved on to basketball poles, statues, rock gyms and ultimately real rock.
He entered the boy scouts in grade school where he could combine his passion for climbing with hiking and camping.
Crackling fire and the laughter of friends define Marc's first memory of the outdoors. From his first Boy Scout trip to the Adirondacks to his long meanderings on the Inca Trail, Marc's life has become one grand adventure. Growing up in Plattsburg, NY, Marc was fortunate to have developed an early love for outdoor pursuits. Always looking for ways to share his passion with others, Marc spoke to us about some of his...