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The Road to Half Marathon: Bass Lake/Yosemite Half Marathon Done!

I’m WAY behind on this, but in early May 2021, I finally ran the Yosemite half marathon I’d been planning […]

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Finding A Good Pair Of Shoes And Running With It (Without Trying Them On In-Store)

Running with bad ankles and flat arches is a pain – literally. I was testing out a pair of running […]

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Village Adventures: 6 Village Things that Would NEVER Happen in the City

As a city person, I’ve had multiple village adventures that aren’t exactly adventures, but feel totally foreign coming from the city.

johanna flashman winter hiker writer

Winter Hiking Tips: Snow Before You Go

If you get nothing else from this post, I hope you leave knowing you should probably learn more about snow safety.

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Creating a Picture-Perfect Solo Adventure

Examples and tips for taking pictures of yourself on solo adventures.

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Spending the Holidays Outside

I’m dreaming of a warm Christmas…so we can spend more of it outside.

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How to Adjust to the Sound of the City

No, I don’t just mean getting used to the idea of cities – I mean, literally adjusting to the constant noise in the city.

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Reduce Tent-sion: Go Camping in Northumberland

Back in September, I went on a weekend camping trip in Northumberland National Park and it was beautiful.

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A Fishy Bike Ride: Cycling for Fish and Chips by the Sea

Last week, I went on a solo weeknight bike adventure for fish and chips on the coast. It was an absolute dream, until it wasn’t.

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Don’t Get High While Running…Unless it’s a Runner’s High

I’ve been trying to keep up my running while here in the moors, but I almost always find reasons to […]