March 6, 2014

Better late than ever, here my review of the Osprey Stratos 36 Daypack.  Overall, I found this to be a good general use daypack for backcountry hiking, winter sports, and general use. 

Its detailed specs can be found here, but in general here are the highlight...

February 13, 2014

Hey everyone!

 

As you can see the website as changed a little bit!  Hopefully you'll like the new site and layout. Unfortunately, this also means the old blog (the attached image) is gone.

 

I did manage to bring all the old content into the new blog (Which took fore...

November 2, 2013

All my friends know, I love boardgames. For me they are one of the most entertaining activities you can do with friends. It’s a great way to have fun and interact beyond more automatic forms of entertainment like going to the movies or playing video games. I have a lar...

August 4, 2013

It’s done!!! On 26 July 2013, I reached the summit of the Carstensz Pyramid, the highest point in Oceania at 4884m. That makes 5 of the 7 summits completed with only Mt Vinson (Antarctica) and Everest to go.

 

After a grueling 8 day trek through dense and muddy jungle to...

July 6, 2013

Little did I know, but Mount Saint Helens isn’t just famous for its massive eruption in 1980. It also houses the longest known lava tube in North America. At over 2 miles in length, the lava tube at Ape Caves is a massive underground, pitch dark tunnel that is easily a...

June 21, 2013

Getting into the great outdoors doesn’t have to be all about hiking with big pack full of gear and food for hours to get to a campsite. For many “Car Camping” is a way to get a good chunk of the outdoors experience without the strenuous, sweaty and tiring backpacking p...

February 13, 2013

An blog post for all you scuba divers or aspiring scuba divers out there. If you’ve been to a dive site before, you’ve surely seen them. Typically what looks like an oversized watch on a diver’s wrist, on their instrument console or even hanging by a lanyard, dive comp...

January 28, 2013

Snowshoeing, a classic Canadian pastime; is a great way to explore the winter outdoors, stay in shape, and most importantly: have fun. There is something special about hearing crunch of the snow underneath your feet with every step and just taking in the vastness of th...

January 23, 2013

For a change of pace I decided I’d start blogging a little about the other side of my life, my life in dental school. It’s the part that is actually consuming the majority of my time and energy. Unfortunately, my time isn’t dominated with running, training, mountaineer...

January 14, 2013

On 30 Dec 2012 @ 2:31PM, I reached the summit of Aconcagua.

 

Despite constant mind-numbing headaches, extreme exhaustion, and poor acclimatization, I pushed my body to its limits to reach the peak after 9 hours of what can only be described as pure heart. Few thought I...

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