Backpacking the Lakes Trail Overnight to Pear Lake — Sequoia National Park, CA

Backpacking the Lakes Trail Overnight to Pear Lake — Sequoia National Park, CA

Only a six mile hike past an epic valley lookout and four gorgeous alpine lakes makes the Lakes Trail one of the most popular trails in Sequoia National Park

Backpacking Fontanillis Lake to Dicks Peak — Desolation Wilderness, CA

Backpacking Fontanillis Lake to Dicks Peak — Desolation Wilderness, CA

Only a 5 mile hike in, Fontanillis Lake is a quiet oasis that also offers access to Dicks Peak, a fun off-route scramble to its 9,974 ft summit.

Backpacking Minaret Lake — Mammoth, CA

Backpacking Minaret Lake — Mammoth, CA

Doable in a short weekend backpacking trip, Minaret Lake sits below the Minarets, some of the most dramatic peaks in the Sierra.

Sea to Summit Reactor Sleeping Bag Liner Review

Sea to Summit Reactor Sleeping Bag Liner Review

This is my go to liner for 90% of my backpacking and car camping trips. It provides warmth without causing overheating, and the fabric is so comfortable!

My Favorite Photography Spots at Samuel Boardman — Oregon

My Favorite Photography Spots at Samuel Boardman — Oregon

A couple of my favorite hikes and spots for truly experiencing the rugged coast of S. Oregon, my favorite stretch of Pacific coast. Ever.

3 Day Jungle Trek Backpacking Corcovado National Park Costa Rica

3 Day Jungle Trek Backpacking Corcovado National Park Costa Rica

Planning a Corcovado backpacking trip is no straight forward task, so here are some tips I've gathered from our trip to help you plan

How I Save Money on Camping and Hiking Gear

How I Save Money on Camping and Hiking Gear

Outdoor gear is not cheap, so here are a couple of tips I’ve found that have helped me save a little on gear

My Favorite Things to Do on the Big Island of Hawaii

My Favorite Things to Do on the Big Island of Hawaii

Not your typical tropical destination, the Big Island has something to offer every traveler from geothermal activity, lush hikes, or delicious food!

What To Do At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

What To Do At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Here are a couple spots you’ll want to be sure not to miss during your day trip to Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island

GDome GoPro Split Shot Dome Review

GDome GoPro Split Shot Dome Review

Getting those photogenic over-under shots with the GoPro require a large dome, and GDome has some great accessories to help your photography

Hike Waipio Valley — Big Island, Hawaii

Hike Waipio Valley — Big Island, Hawaii

The hike down Waipio Valley to the black sand beach is not for the faint of heart, as it is the steepest road of its length in the US!

Favorite Packable Hammock - Sea to Summit Ultralight Hammock Review

Favorite Packable Hammock - Sea to Summit Ultralight Hammock Review

The lightest and most compact in its class, this hammock is actually very versatile and can be used for travel, dayhiking, and backpacking

Hike Pololu Valley — Big Island, Hawaii

Hike Pololu Valley — Big Island, Hawaii

Our favorite hike on the Big Island, this short trail offers some of the best views of sheer coastal cliffs and lush rolling valley hills on the island

Akaka Falls Loop Hike — Akaka Falls State Park, Hawaii

Akaka Falls Loop Hike — Akaka Falls State Park, Hawaii

This nice walking trail in the Hilo region leads you through lush vegetation and eventually to several good viewpoints of the 442 foot tall Akaka Falls.

5 Day New Zealand North Island Itinerary For The Outdoors Lover

5 Day New Zealand North Island Itinerary For The Outdoors Lover

We had 5 days to explore some of the warmer coastal regions, beaches, and redwood forests of the north island of New Zealand