It’s the worst travel secret to have, and today I admit to the world that I am a horrendous packer. I wait until the last possible second and struggle to figure out what I’ll actually wear. I’m always too hot or too cold, hate carrying things, and usually end up overpacking. As a result, my luggage is always overweight and the fees mean one less cool thing to do.
Last month, I had a lightbulb moment during the #FYPx Expedition that has solved my packing problems. Columbia Sportswear and REI helped outfit the team and I for our journey, and that’s when I realized that “outdoor” clothing is so much more! Moisture wicking, lightweight, and high tech fabrics take out all the guesswork, and it’s the perfect thing to bring when you’re on a global adventure.
We were in San Francisco and Yosemite during a record smashing heat wave, the kind…
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