At the end of August and before I was fortunate enough to be able to return to Slovenia, I volunteered at another Ultra X race. The whole… Read more “Volunteering My Heart & Soul: Ultra X Wales”
As the date of my departure from the US neared, I was looking for something—anything—that would give my life back in Europe meaning. This might sound a… Read more “When You’re Depressed, do Something so Ridiculous it Might Just Work. Like Volunteering for a Race in a Foreign Country.”
Objectively, this was hard. This past weekend was my last weekend as Trail Patrol in Point Reyes National Seashore. I’ve spent hundreds of hours and hiked hundreds… Read more “Goodbye Point Reyes, My Love, My Home”
Okay, okay, if you know me, you’re probably saying something along the lines of “but you don’t even know how to take a ‘real’ vacation!” to which… Read more “Note to Self: Vacations Are Supposed to Be Relaxing! (Weeks 1 & 2)”
Toro Creek. Of all the aid stations you can work for Inside Trail Racing, this one might be considered to be the most challenging one. It’s “open”… Read more “Why iTR’s “Worst” Aid Station Is My Very Favourite One To Work”
I had an entirely different post planned for today. There are still a few days of the Hawai’i adventure we need to get through, and much, much… Read more “A Thank-You Letter to Volunteers from Drew Dinan”
I’ve been volunteering for the National Park Service in Point Reyes for three years now, though one of them probably doesn’t count, since all volunteer activities there… Read more “A Day in My Life as a Trail Patrol Volunteer”
I’ve been a volunteer for the National Park Service for some time now, and, while out there, patrolling the trails, I have collected a few stories I… Read more “Three Semi-Strange Stories from My Trail Patrolling Days”
Hello everyone, this is the video version of my earlier post about wht a typical day in my life as an aid station volunteer looks like.
(This totally didn’t take me two weeks longer to make than I anticipated, nu-uh.)
I hope you’ll enjoy it!