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

Flatland Training Part 3
Relax and be healthy

Flatland Training Part 3

***NOTE FROM ENO:  This is part 3 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 When you’re in the mountains, you’re typically going to have something [...]

Flatland Training Part 2
Relax and be healthy

Flatland Training Part 2

***NOTE FROM ENO:  This is part 2 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 Last week, we looked at training on loose beach sand for [...]

Lakes vs. Oceans
Outdoor+Travel

Lakes vs. Oceans

by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior Last week we looked at why a river is a more optimal swimming choice than a lake. This week we’re going to compare lakes and oceans. When most people think of summer, they think of fun in the sun, at the beach. Unfortunately, lakes sometimes [...]

How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting
How To

How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting

by Justin Fricke, aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior When most people go to the beach, they’re concerned about running into a shark. No one really pays attention to the little jellyfish lurking in the water. If you’ve ever been stung by one of these fellas you know it’s not pleasant. And if you [...]

Rivers vs. Lakes
Outdoor+Travel

Rivers vs. Lakes

by Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior The start of summer means it’s time to splash down and cool off. Where’s the best place to take a nice dip to cool off and relax? We’ve already read why a lake is a better swimming choice than a pool. But what about a [...]