Anne K. Baker

I'm Anne--aka Scrappy. Gear geek and long distance trek enthusiast, currently section hiking the PCT; occasional climber and paddler, aspiring mountaineer, avid runner and yogi. When I'm not adventuring, I'm a scientist and a therapist based in Salt Lake City, UT (the ultimate outdoor playground!), where I'm working on my PhD at the University of Utah.

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Best Day, Weekend, and Long-Distance Hikes in Wyoming and Utah

Best Day, Weekend, and Long-Distance Hikes in Wyoming and Utah

Spending time in nature is one of the best antidotes to Western society's fast-paced, consumer-driven world. Whether you're looking to spend a couple

Aug 14, 2018 : Anne K. Baker
Gear Review: Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider 3400

Gear Review: Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider 3400

You'll be hard pressed to trek too far on the Appalachian Trail or Pacific Crest Trail without running into someone using a Hyperlite Mountain Gear's

Jul 28, 2018 : Anne K. Baker
PCT Section Hike Three: Ultralight Gear List

PCT Section Hike Three: Ultralight Gear List

I've been section hiking the PCT for the past three years. Kennedy Meadows to Sierra City (~500 miles) in 2016, Sierra City to Elk Lake in 2017 (~750

Jul 6, 2018 : Anne K. Baker