Fear is good. Failure is necessary. I could end this post here and just hope you, the reader, accept that as fact, but most of us have grown up under the fiction that fear is weakness and failure is unacceptable.
Susan and I recently embarked on our first bikepacking adventure. I’ve ridden a mountain bike for decades, and camped for longer than that, but I’ve yet to combine the two for a humble adventure in the growing dirty activity of bikepacking.