Buried Sexism

*I originally published this piece on the beautiful website She Explores.  If you have never heard of She Explores check it out, it is an amazing website that aims to highlight creative curious women that inspire.*  “Now, I want to tell you something, and I don’t want you to think of it as a bad […]

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Happy Valentines Day to Nature

I kinda missed Valentines Day completely, which is fine because everyone is always railing against it for being a hallmark holiday.  Whatever, whatever.  But I did want to take the time to write a post about one of the reasons we are hiking the PCT that Valentines Day has got me thinking about: love.  Love […]

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On Feeling Beautiful: I Got a Hiking Dress

I bought a hiking dress.  Which, in and of itself, is nothing of interest, lots of women hike in dresses and skirts… but for me there is some feeling behind the dress that I have been trying to put my finger on and it has been hard. As a woman, all of my life, I […]

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Happy 3rd Birthday to Tandemtrekking!

A couple of days ago WordPress informed me, by way of a notification and a charge to my bank account, that Tandem Trekking is now three years old!  A lot has happened in three years and a lot of changes have taken place on this blog.  When we started this blog three years ago it […]

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Inspirational Mom

I remember my first lesson in LNT.  It was with my girl scout troop.  We were down at the beach at a local park and the troupe leader had setup an object on the table up by the play area.  I can’t remember what the object was, a really cool rock or a feather or […]

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What do Liebster Awards and Chain Emails from the 90s have in common?

Well they both contain self indulgent questions that are fun to answer and you have to pass them on or you die… no, I’m just kidding. So seriously, this Liebster Award thing has been bopping around blogs for a while now and although I have been nominated a couple of times I have never followed […]

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The Best of 2015: Our Outdoor Adventures

As 2015 comes to a close I wanted to take some time to look back at all the adventures we have had and pick some favorites.  Here is what I have come up with.  P.S. Each category is linked to a blog post written about the adventure or piece of gear, if you are interested […]

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33: Happy Birthday Kyle

Yesterday was Kyle’s 33rd Birthday.  It was a full day so I didn’t have time to post anything, but better late than never.  And how could I not post something honoring one of the most important people in my life?  Looking back on his 32nd year we did a lot of adventuring and a lot […]

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What are the top search terms that lead people to TandemTrekking?

I just thought I would share a fun blog fact with everyone out there.  Every day when I open the computer and check out the blog’s stats I inevitably find the following: For those of you that don’t use wordpress just know that there is a stat page that allows you to see how many […]

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