Technology Hiker

Destinations – Bay Area

Looking Backwards: 2018 Technology Hiker Year in Review
Looking Backwards: 2018 Technology Hiker Year in Review

Looking Backwards: 2018 Technology Hiker Year in Review

2018 was another outstanding year for exploring the outdoors.  Thank you to my family and friends who have supported me.  Highlights include: Family Adventures Most of my 2018 adventures involved family.  I went kayak camping in Lake Tahoe for the…

Ladybugs & Redwoods in Redwood Regional Park – World Class Family Hike
Ladybugs & Redwoods in Redwood Regional Park – World Class Family Hike

Ladybugs & Redwoods in Redwood Regional Park – World Class Family Hike

Thousands of ladybugs descend upon Redwood Regional Park in the Oakland Hills in winter.  The ladybugs spend their November to February in the warmest, moistest areas.  In late December along with a few other families, we hiked ~3 miles roundtrip…

Cub Scout Car Camping – Logistics & Gear List
Cub Scout Car Camping – Logistics & Gear List

Cub Scout Car Camping – Logistics & Gear List

My outdoor adventure planning has evolved from solo backpacking, thru-hiking, mountaineering, family camping & backpacking, and now to Cub Scout Pack planning.  I am a Den Leader for my first grade son’s den, and I’m helping organize ~20 families and…

My Exceptional Arc’teryx Customer Service Experience
My Exceptional Arc’teryx Customer Service Experience

My Exceptional Arc’teryx Customer Service Experience

Arc’teryx jackets are known for their exceptional quality.  In 2006 I purchased a black Arc’teryx Theta Hardshell.  This jacket lasted longer than any other shell I’ve had.  The jacket protected me from rain on the Milford Track, hail the Inca…