Do you get anxious without your phone or cell signal? Are you the type when you are not satisfied that you are safe enough? Add the outdoors to that; how would you feel? How do your loved ones feel? To ease the stress and anxiety, we purchased a two-way satellite communicator and GPS. It’s aContinue reading “Outdoor Safety: Satellite 2-Way Communicators + GPS”
Have you set goals for 2021? There has been a lot amount of positives this year, and I would love to thank all the inspiring, supportive, and uplifting Comunidad out there! Thanks to y’all, I would like to announce the Trail Pirates are back. What does that mean?After camping & hiking for every weekend, weContinue reading “Announcement: We’re Section Hiking the PCT in 2021!”
Thank you Honey Stinger for interviewing me, and it’s amazing to see myself on their website! Let me know what you think! Link: https://blog.honeystinger.com/the-art-of-slowing-down-and-finding-yourself-with-heather-diaz/ This is their IG Post! Drop a comment to help with the engagement and to increase its visibility!
Have you started planning for 2021? Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning your outdoor trips that include thru-hiking trips, backpacking, and camping trips. I admit I made the mistake of not disclosing this reservation information because it will increase the likelihood of not getting a campsite. I realized this is a tacticContinue reading “Outdoor Guide: Time to Start Planning for 2021!”
How would you tell your mom that you are quitting your job to become homeless for five months? I know in modern society, being dubbed a nomad is cool, hip, and welcoming. But when you have a BIPOC parent, being a nomad does not exist in my parents’ dictionary. It’s called quitting your job, neglectingContinue reading “Outdoor Safety: How To Talk to A Loved One About Your Trek”
Who loves independence? 🙋🏽♀️⠀ I love the freedom of grabbing my fanny pack and setting forth to do whatever I need to do. I don’t need to tell anyone where I am doing either. I’m a strong and independent female! *cues Destiny’s Child music* Whatever you do in your personal life, that’s great. I’m gladContinue reading “Outdoor Safety: Tell Someone Where You are Going”
How do you safely get from your home to the hiking the peak of that mountain? This is Part 3 of my Outdoor Safety Series. People do not Associate with Outdoor Safety: PlanningHere are a few essential planning tips, which are elaborated more in my blog. Plan Your Routes Before Leaving Your Home Know ExactlyContinue reading “Outdoor Safety: Planning the Route”
Safety and the Outdoors. I dug myself into a black hole with this topic, but it is a good one! I will break it down into a mini-series according to the five essential tips. Biggest Takeaway: On my IG story (small sample), 76% claimed this is a conversation they have with loved ones. 50% ofContinue reading “Outdoor Safety”
Who likes taking out the trash? For the majority, it feels like a chore. It has to be taken out. How do you expect others to feel when you accidentally lose your mask, toss out plastic water bottles to the side of the trail, grass, or road, lose tissue, snack wrappers, or orange peels. IContinue reading “Conservation Tips”
Here is a hiking guide for the Leave No Trace mantra or hiking code, however you would like to think of it. t’s common to read it on signs, hear people mention it, or see it on social media. But what does it mean? There are several layers to it, and I wanted to provideContinue reading “Hiking Guide: Leave No Trace”
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