When I informed Mount Juliet Fire Department that I would miss training the first week of March to go climb in Utah, my captain looked over at me and scoffed, “Broke college kid, yeah right!” We laughed, I continued mopping the floor, and then three weeks later my friend and I high-tailed it to desert country for my final spring break.
In October of 2015, I trekked in Nepal with nine American friends. Vinayak Jay Malla was the guide for our group of ten. Over the course of our 100-mile trek, all of us came to admire, respect, and genuinely like Vinayak. He and I have stayed in touch, and my friendship and admiration have only… Continue reading Interview with Vinayak Jay Malla Nepalese Mountain Guide and Everest Summiteer
A deep dive into fabrics and layering
Join us February 21st for the Yamacraw Pint Night at Cumberland Transit in Nashville, TN. We'll be raising money for the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. For every $5 donated, you get 1 beer and 1 raffle ticket. Individual raffle tickets are $2/piece. All proceeds go to the park. Several race sponsors… Continue reading Yamacraw Pint Night
Cumberland Transit is stoked to announce we're having another Pint Night! All proceeds will go to Friends of South Cumberland. The focus of this Pint Night is to educate the community on volunteer opportunities. Trail Friends is a new Committee that will begin to build volunteer trail crews to work in the park. We will… Continue reading Friends of South Cumberland Pint Night
Crazy owls in Cumberland Transit's Trail Running Group Monday nights at 7:00pm Meet at Deep Well Trailhead at Percy Warner Run 2ish or 4ish miles Remember to bring a headlamp