Kayla McKinley

"Your thoughts become things, choose good ones." 

Hometown:  Salt Lake City, UT

Current town:  Sedona, AZ

Main Activities:  Camping, hiking, traveling and 4 wheeling in the Jeep.

: Try things that scare you. Live like today is your last because tomorrow isn't promised. Make yourself happy first. 

Spirit Animal:
  Lioness... A female lion, not a male. The female does all of the work to protect and provide. She is lean, she is strong, she is fierce!

Favorite Place: 
 Lake Tahoe

  Store manager for Earthbound Trading Company

Favorite book:
  Educated by Tara Westover

Favorite Podcasts:
  LORE, Intermittent Fasting Podcast, Someone Knows Something

Favorite quote:
  "The attitude in which you take on a task determines its outcome."

Inspired by:
  Anyone who actively chases their dreams

Advice for those new to minimalist footwear, wanting to try Earth Runners:
  Give them time, once you get used to them they'll soon become your favorite shoes!

Favorite athletic accomplishment from last year:
  Last spring I hiked in and out of Havasupai Falls with a 38 lb. backpack on my back.

Active goals for this year: 
I am a yogi looking to expand my skills, strength and flexibility. I also want to complete my ever growing list of Sedona hikes.

Parting words:  My boyfriend and I own a 1950 vintage teardrop trailer. We love exploring and everything outdoors!

Follow:  @wheretoexplorenext, www.wheretoexplorenext.co