Product Review: Adventuridge Hiking Backpack

On occasion, great travel gear comes from unexpected sources. I was short on time, shorter on cash, and needed a smaller hiking backpack than I currently owned. On a whim, I stopped at Aldi for a snack on the way home from my next to final training jaunt, and came across the Adventuridge hiking backpack…

From 183 to 3,600 metres: Training Program for Machu Picchu

For safety reasons, I will not reveal exact program timeline, etc., but here’s the basics. Since I’m already in fairly decent shape (I run, bike, walk a lot, and even when I don’t, I tend to return to my basic fitness from before within about a month), my focus is on the elevation change and re-upping…

Accomplishment Journal: January 18

    I like the concept of what “readytochangenow” does, with an action step each day towards her goal of climbing to Machu Picchu in Peru.  She’s cutting things like smoking, adding things like walking, changing her dietary habits, etc.  And while I don’t know that I will have such an action step each day…