Fighting that voice in our head that tells us we’re not good enough or fit enough for what we want to do.
These are the stories and photos from my adventures I have been lucky to have had the chance to experience.
You’ll find planning details and maps at the end of the posts.
I encounter my own limits on a one day ski around Crater Lake.
Waking up early is always worth it, and Angel’s Rest is a sweet spot to earn your view.
Adventures don’t have to be gnarly to count. Birding fits the bill for me just fine.
Taking my skis on the trail was a whole new way to push myself out of my comfort zone this winter.
Adventure can take many forms. In the past year, one of my favorite adventures has been learning how to cross country ski in the classic style. It started with renting gear and learning just how to get from point A to point B without falling down. (If I had to do it...
You know the one. It's the friend of fatigue, disappointment, pain and failure. It whispers to you of the comforts of sitting down, stopping, sleeping in. It loves to show up when I'm tired. Relax, this voice says, don't do so much. You've got time. This might be...
Subscribe to the Adventure Minded newsletter
Adventure inspiration delivered to your inbox.
About The Author
Teri Smith is a photographer, writer and adventure seeker in the Pacific Northwest. Learn more here.