2 Jul 2021

Summit Fever: Turn Back or Continue in Face of Danger?

By |2022-02-25T13:08:55-08:00Jul 2, 2021 - Friday|Health, Travel|0 Comments

Read: 12 mins. Twelve years ago on a hike up Yosemite's Half Dome, a friend shared an important term with me: Summit Fever. The state of mind where the desire to reach an objective -- at whatever costs -- is so strong, irrational decisions or illogical choices could be made with potentially dangerous or fatal consequences. The realization changed the way I hike and why I try my best not to leave anyone behind.

9 Sep 2014

Athlete’s Foot After Backpacking Yosemite: Remedies

By |2021-09-09T22:12:27-07:00Sep 9, 2014 - Tuesday|Health, Travel|0 Comments

Read: 7 mins. "Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal infection that usually begins between the toes. It occurs most commonly in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tight-fitting shoes. Signs and symptoms of athlete's foot include a scaly rash that usually causes itching, stinging and burning." I got it after backpacking Yosemite. Here are the remedies I followed to prevent its spread and get rid of it.

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