I love a good sweat. Most of the time, it comes in the form of running, hiking or flowing in a yoga class. In combination with the endorphin kick from exercising, I enjoy the feeling of detoxification.
The traveling life hasn't stopped since my two-month long journey through Europe in May and June. Granted, I asked the Universe for this lifestyle of steady movement and exploration. Yet I underestimated the toll it can take on mental/physical health and relationships.
Post Outdoor Retailer, friends, friends of friends, and even a few strangers began the drive east for a night filled with tacos, games, storytelling, an unforgettable sunset and a peaceful sleep under the stars.
In addition to the 'Classic Ten Essentials', here is a list of items (some practical, some impractical) we pack that makes each backcountry experience enjoyable, delicious and sometimes even a little luxurious.