For a Good Cause

For a Good Cause

As I wiped the mud off of my glasses, I felt my leg scrape across a rock hidden in the mud. It was only our first obstacle and we were already in a barbed wire crawl within the first mile. Team River Rock Outfitter was running the 2016 Tough Mudder VA in support of...
It’s All About the Base

It’s All About the Base

Trekking poles are two poles used for stability, balance and support while hiking. Their role is to take pressure off the body and lighten the load when carrying weight. Aluminum poles are most common as they are strong and durable.  Aluminum is less likely to snap...
Wet Trails and Good Friends – Why Do I Hike?

Wet Trails and Good Friends – Why Do I Hike?

A lot of people want to know where, when and why I hike. I grew up in Fredericksburg Virginia where trails are prevalent and easily accessible.  Hiking most weekends with my family on battlefields and smaller Shenandoah Trails I grew fond of the woods and what they...