Articles written by: Justin Fricke

Justin Fricke

I’m a 23-year-old recent college grad holding down a 9-5 job, but still managing to find time for fun and adventures at night and on the weekend. I hope you enjoy reading about my adventures here and more on my website, justintheweekendwarrior.com

Goin’ Surfing? Bring These Necessities…
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Goin’ Surfing? Bring These Necessities…

by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior Every year, I’m fortunate enough to go on a weeklong surf trip with just a bunch of dudes. And this year’s no different. We’ve been to Costa Rica once, Nicaragua twice, and we’re going to El Salvador this year for a second time. When we [...]

be cool and do yoga
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Be Cool and Do Yoga

by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior About a month ago, I finally decided to take a yoga class. The climbing gym I’ve been going to for about two years now has free yoga classes for members, but I just never went. I thought it was only for girls, and I didn’t [...]

Flatland Training Part 5
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Flatland Training Part 5

***NOTE FROM ENO:  This is part 5 of a 5-part series about how to stay active in the outdoors through flatland training – essentially, training for the mountains without actually being in the mountains.*** by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior This is the fifth and final edition in my Flatland Training [...]

Flatland Training Part 4
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Flatland Training Part 4

***NOTE FROM ENO:  This is part 4 of a 5-part series about how to stay active in the outdoors through flatland training – essentially, training for the mountains without actually being in the mountains.*** by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior Well folks, we’re on the downhill stretch of this 5-part series. [...]

Rivers vs. Oceans
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Rivers vs. Oceans

by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior Over the past couple weeks, we’ve compared rivers to lakes and lakes to oceans. Now we’re down to rivers and oceans. Two weeks ago, we saw why lakes beat out oceans; but when it comes to oceans and rivers, I think that oceans win. Here’s [...]