Month: August 2019

Dusty Boots

August 19, 2019

13 pairs of dusty boots traverse the veins of this body, tread upon her ancient skin, float upon her sacred blood.   Like vines on an old brick wall, footprints […]


August 15, 2019

When our crew leaders first told us of the four mile hike up Mt. Harkness, my stomach dropped. The previous week, we had hiked at least two miles every day […]

The Supermarket Bathroom

August 15, 2019

  August 12, 2019   I looked in the mirror today in the bathroom of a supermarket and greeted an unfamiliar face. One brushed not just by the finger-tips of […]

The Impossibly Possible

August 7, 2019

If you asked me to describe my P-CREW experience so far in a word, I’d say impossible. It should be impossible to have so many opposing ideas in perfect harmony […]

Rock Climbing

August 5, 2019

Today we went rock climbing. Watching others climb before me was really  scary, and I felt like I was never going to be ready to climb it myself. I decided […]

Cross-Cut Musings

July 24, 2019

July 10, 2019   Yesterday, we as a crew saw our Sierra Institute partners do some felling. There are two different types of cutting trees, bucking and felling. Bucking is […]

Thoughts from The Field

July 16, 2019

It’s Z-Dog here reporting live from P-CREW! Thus far my experience has been truly special. I have loved spending time in the beautiful outdoors and connecting with my peers. The […]

Monday Mornings

July 2, 2019

06/24/2019   The sun radiates a warm yellow as everyone awakes to breakfast. The grass stands still without the wind to come dance with it. Breakfast is done as well […]

Journey to Find the Eagles Nest

June 24, 2019

First, we started our walk over a reservoir and we saw a man fishing, the fish the man had was very small, so he put it back into the water. […]

Dear Future P-CREW Member- Anonymous

November 29, 2018

Dear future P-CREW member, P-CREW is a really unique, challenging experience and I hope you can make the most of it! To be honest with you my first few weeks […]