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Lena Milton

I’m Lena, an outdoors girl since birth. Since my first camping trip at 2 months, I’ve been hiking, camping and backpacking at every chance I can get. My favorite trip was my recent trek of the John Muir Trail, from Yosemite to Mt. Whitney. Now, I’m a student at Brown University in Rhode Island, but I dream of returning to my home state, California, and exploring its mountains more.

How to Beat the Post-Backpacking Blues

We’ve all been there: sitting at your desk, staring at work that needs to get done, and all you can think is, “I need to hike.” For some, this moment comes the day after your return from the outdoors and for others, this feeling doesn’t appear until you’ve spent months happily (or so you thought!) […]