Sure Cure for the Gray Winter Blahs…

Sure Cure for the Gray Winter Blahs…

Hiking at Cincinnati Nature Center on a balmy, 8 degree morning Sometimes here in the Midwest, January feels like it’s at least 100 days long…and February even longer! Gray skies, drizzle, freezing rain, gray landscape, cold, no sun, gray mood, GRAY GRAY GRAY…...
Wilderness First Aid Course 2024

Wilderness First Aid Course 2024

WILDERNESS FIRST AID (WFA)Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops, the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do? Many backcountry emergencies are preventable, and even when bad things happen, sometimes the wrong...
Staying Found

Staying Found

We are opening our 2023 Summit Sisters Backpacking class to 6 additional women for this ONE special content session. When I ask people what their biggest concerns are when it comes to hiking and backpacking, one of the most frequent responses I hear is, “I’m afraid of...
Endangered Babies

Endangered Babies

Baby Olive Ridley sea turtles Our visit to Costa Rica this year included an opportunity to volunteer alongside researchers working to study and protect sea turtles that nest on Carate Beach. Read on to learn more… Researchers recording data on night patrol A Green sea...