TRAIL NOTES BLOG
I’m so proud of this beard oil / face moisturizer, it’s Mt Hood in a bottle. Really. Everything in this bottle was harvested on my beloved Mt Hood when we backpacked around it a few months ago. we spent evenings distilling and infusing around the campfire to make this and now here it is. It’s just a hundred percent real, it’s that mountain in the waning days of summer at around 5k feet… I feel embarrassed or like I’m bragging or something , but I really think we’re doing the best perfume work we’ve ever done in these last few #fieldlabvan releases. The bottle is dipped in real glacial silt that we harvested on the mountain ( ahem, when I say harvested, I mean we took handfulls of glacial silt beneath the Newton Clark glacier and put it in a zip lock bag, and now that’s in the outside of the bottle- straight from mt hood, so beautiful) it comes w a dog tag necklace made by the amazing @whiskeyt who was on the trip w us. This is the stuff I get off on, it’s what keeps me inspired- constantly making it more real, more wild, more weird and true… that’s what I’m always going for in my life in all things #wwnd
“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” - Thoreau
Course I wear well, I’m trailhard suckahs! Always in my @indigoferajeans .. dammit! I was feeling all gangster at the beginning of the post and then I made a rustic fashion ref that totally gives me away for what I am ha!! #posertoughguy has anyone ever used the hashtag #japanesearboristsawsrule, prolly tons right?
Two years ago today, I was right here- hiking into badwater basin in Death Valley after backpacking from Mt Whitney through the Mojave backcountry for two weeks. Now I’m busy planning out the rest of a hikers route from #bigsurtobadwater/ @coyotethunder and I are hitting the trail this spring and summer to boot-test the other segments- that’s right, we’re touching the ocean at big sur and hiking all the way to death valley, and making wilderness perfume along the way, stay tuned!