Is It Worth it?

I roll over and the smell of my own armpits wakes me up before my 5:30am alarm does. Slowly, I lower myself from the top bunk without waking my 4 other roommates. I slip into my now baggy, oil stained, Carhartts and synch down the NRS cam strap that I’ve been using as a belt. …

Dirtbags and Bagel Bags

Have you ever tried to describe the taste of orange to someone? That is exactly what going through River School was like, not to mention living in The Yard During my time in Haines I became a Wilderness First Responder, earned my Swift Water Rescue certification, and learned how to read and navigate a river. …