Hiking to the Birthing Cave — Sedona, AZ

Hiking to the Birthing Cave — Sedona, AZ

A short and easy walk to a peaceful and magical spot with a beautiful Sedona valley view that will leave you feeling invigorated and reenergized

Hiking to Soldier Pass Cave — Sedona, AZ

Hiking to Soldier Pass Cave — Sedona, AZ

The Soldier Pass Cave is still one of the coolest caves I’ve hiked to. This is just one example of why I love red rock country in Sedona so much

Hiking Down to Peyto Lake — Banff National Park, Canada

Hiking Down to Peyto Lake — Banff National Park, Canada

This short but steep hike offers unique perspectives of this iconic lake that is normally only seen from above, and you’ll have the entire lake to yourself!

Hiking Taft Point and the Fissures — Yosemite National Park, CA

Hiking Taft Point and the Fissures — Yosemite National Park, CA

A short and easy classic Yosemite hike to the edge of a cliff with vertigo-inducing views of the valley below and incredible geological features

Hiking the Big and Little Beehive Circuit — Banff National Park, Canada

Hiking the Big and Little Beehive Circuit — Banff National Park, Canada

In just under 8 miles you’ll get to see some of the best mountain views and alpine lakes that the Lake Louise area has to offer.

2019 Deadlines for CA Backpacking Permits You Don't Want To Miss

2019 Deadlines for CA Backpacking Permits You Don't Want To Miss

Here is a list of 2019 deadlines and permit dates you won’t want to miss in order to book your California Sierra backpacking trip

Backpacking Havasu Falls - Havasupai, AZ

Backpacking Havasu Falls - Havasupai, AZ

Characterized by multiple bright turquoise waterfalls flowing from brilliant red rock, Havasu Falls is truly a unique destination.

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!