This summer I’ve been branching out and trying new trails around Anchorage, and I kept hearing that the trail up to Rendezvous Peak in Arctic Valley was easy and had awesome views at the top. So earlier this summer I read up on the trail and set out to summit the mountain. The drive up … More Sometimes It Takes 3 Tries To Summit A Mountain
I’ve been working on both my mountain biking and backpacking skills all summer long, and last week I finally got the chance to combine them! One of my more hardcore outdoorsy friends works on weekends, so months ago we planned to take a backpacking trip during the week so that she could make it. I … More My First Bikepacking Trip: Serenity Falls Cabin
If you’ve been following my blog, Run Away With Me, at all over the past few years you’ll notice something different today: this blog is now called Mountain Maven! Why? Well, in the past four years of blogging a lot has changed in my life. I ran, traveled, ran some more, moved to Alaska, ran, … More Introducing Mountain Maven!