Hello friends! I’m Owen from Santa Rosa, California. This summer I mostly stuck to a schedule of climbing and painting everyday. On my time off, I was backpacking, surfing, or searching for snow to ski in the high Sierras. Early on in the summer, I was able to procure my very first stove which was a huge lifestyle upgrade. For one, I could finally cook my own food in the backcountry and it made it pretty easy to brew tea in my room (as the kitchen is bit of a walk aways). As of recent, Nepal has been at the forefront of my mind. I am really excited to learn a new craft and for some trekking in an amazing new environment. I hope at some point during the trip to study the practice of honey hunting and ideas of the self in religion.
When I return from Nepal, I will be doing a NOLS intensive in the Rockies and later attending Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. I am interested in studying a bunch of stuff right now, like journalism, environmental design, natural medicine, art in some capacity, and neuroscience.
excited to see you soon:3