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.
After swapping sizes several times, recovering from a persistent stress fracture, and waiting for a burly Utah winter to abate, I have finally had a
When you select a sleep system for a camping trip, what factors do you consider? Probably the degree rating of the bag, the anticipated weather /
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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
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