Hi, I’m August.I’m the guy behind Blind Banana Bags.
Growing up I was inspired by my grandma’s stories of hitchhiking in her youth and hiking later on in life. In 2014 we went on a pilgrimage together and in 2018 I finally went on my first big solo hike.
I started making gear on my mom’s old sewing machine in late 2018. At first, it was in order to save money, but the gear I made has taken me on countless trips and improved my experience. Now making gear is a big part of my life and it’s helping me fund my next trip!