HIKING AND BACKPACKING

The Best (Dog Friendly) Waterfall Hikes in the Bay Area

As a dog parent, I am always on the lookout for outdoorsy things to do with Babu, our little twenty…

2 years ago

The Ultimate Backpacking Checklist

Because checklists make packing 100% easier.   Necessary Gear Hiking Boots Buy your hiking boots at least 1 month before…

2 years ago

Just Roughin’ It’s Guide to Backpacking

Whenever you are backpacking, the fun begins when prepping for your big adventure. Your days up to the trip are…

2 years ago

Pine Tree Paradise: Your Basecamp for Waterfall Hikes in the Catskills

I got to Pine Tree Paradise around 5 p.m. and greeted Demetri at his house, which also acts as the trailhead for…

2 years ago

Night Hiking the Desolation Wilderness

The most stressful part about any trip out of San Francisco in the summer is the actually getting out part.…

2 years ago

Top 13 Hiking Tips for Beginners

If you are looking for an adventure, the mountain might be the place for you. Hiking is not just a…

3 years ago

Solo Backpacking Through Southern Utah’s Wilderness

I have come to believe that there may be nothing that requires more self-reliance than backpacking. There is something about…

3 years ago

Zen Out and About: How to Create a Meditation Space on the Road

If you’re anything like me, you’ve wasted hours away gawking #vanlife snaps and come oh-so-close to ditching home for an…

4 years ago

Seeking Solitude on the Road

“Few places in this world are more dangerous than home. Fear not, therefore, to try the mountain-passes. They will kill…

4 years ago

The ​5 Most Scenic And Campy Hikes in Virginia

Central Virginia is without a doubt one of the most scenic and iconic places in the US to set out…

4 years ago

A Foodie’s 2-Day, 3-Night Backpacking Menu

There are a lot of things to look forward to before setting off on a backpacking trip, but eating dehydrated…

4 years ago

An Introduction to the Pacific Northwest

After recently moving to Portland, OR, I was excited to get out on my first backpacking trip in the Pacific…

4 years ago