HIKING AND BACKPACKING

Is Big Bend National Park Worth Visiting?

Yes, Big Bend National Park in Texas is beautiful and definitely worth visiting. That's the short answer. Big Bend National…

5 months ago

Can You Backpack in Joshua Tree?

Yes, you can backpack in Joshua Tree National Park, and in the area around Joshua Tree. The park has 13…

8 months ago

Top 10 Hiking Tips for Beginners

Hiking is not just a form of exercise — it's a way to get to know yourself and to discover…

9 months ago

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…

3 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…

3 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…

3 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…

3 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.…

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…

5 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…

5 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…

5 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…

5 years ago