Lakes? Waterfalls? Granite Peaks? Get it all in a weekend backpacking trip over Bishop Pass to Dusy Basin in California's eastern Sierras.
The San Juan Islands are known for marine life and rugged green coastline, and one of the best ways to explore this part of the Pacific Northwest is by kayak. Here's the details and my latest GoPro video from my San Juan Island sunset kayaking tour in Griffin Bay and the other paddling options (like looking for whales!!) available for those visiting the region.
Want to escape the city & get on the water in that Rocky Mountain sunshine? Discover the best places to stand up paddle board in Colorado this summer!
Itching for a Pacific Northwest road trip? Get this detailed 6-day Olympic National Park Itinerary filed with tips for the best stops including hikes, campsites, beaches, food & more!
See the pics and learn the logistics for planning an overnight kayak trip on Lake Powell, including the best places to paddle & camp, where to rent kayaks & the ideal time to visit.
Learning to ski as an adult doesn't have to be intimidating. Read about my first year learning to ski at Alta Ski Area at age 32.
April showers bring....wet hiking. Learn how to stay comfortable and dry on the trail with these 5 simple tips for hiking in the rain
Doubtful Sound is a little known secret in New Zealand....waterfalls, lush rainforest & giant cliffs with a fraction of the people as Milford Sound. Escape the crowds on a quiet overnight kayaking tour and experience Pure. Wild. New Zealand.
I’m inviting you take a leap and join me on the adventure of a lifetime. On October 8th, I’m headed to Nepal for a 16-day all-inclusive Everest Basecamp guided trek, where I’ll be hiking through the Himalayas, visiting Buddhist monasteries & coming face to face with the mountain of all mountains. Get the details, sign up & get ready to see an amazing part of the world!
While in New Zealand, I took a 4-day Intro to Mountaineering Course in Mount Cook National Park where I learned how to wear crampons, use an ice axe, and safely travel across a glacier for the first time. Get the full scoop on my class and see if this type of course might be a good fit for you!
Guest contributor Melissa Schulze is a rockstar mom who has her 5 year old backpacking and tackling mountains. In this post she shares how to have a blast with your kids on the trail and help them build confidence with her 10 tips for hiking with kids.
Headed to Joshua Tree National Park for the first time? Here's helpful info on three of the best trails in the Park, as well as the scoop on where to stay while you're there exploring.