7 Aug, 2016

Bishop Pass to Dusy Basin Backpacking Guide

Lakes? Waterfalls? Granite Peaks? Get it all in a weekend backpacking trip over Bishop Pass to Dusy Basin in California's eastern Sierras.

13 Jul, 2016

San Juan Islands Kayaking Tour

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.

21 Jun, 2016

Best Places to Paddle Board in Colorado

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!

14 Jun, 2016

The Ultimate 6-day Olympic National Park Itinerary

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!

6 Jun, 2016

How to Plan an Overnight Kayak Trip to Lake Powell’s Labyrinth Canyon

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.

16 May, 2016

Learning to Ski at Alta

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.

31 Mar, 2016

5 Tips for Hiking in the Rain: How to Stay Dry & Comfortable

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

28 Mar, 2016

Doubtful Sound Overnight Kayak Tour with Go Orange

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.

16 Mar, 2016

Join me in Nepal for the Trek of a Lifetime!

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!

25 Feb, 2016

My New Zealand Mountaineering Course with Alpine Recreation

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!

16 Feb, 2016

Top 10 Tips for Hiking with Kids

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.

2 Feb, 2016

Best Joshua Tree Hikes for First-Time Visitors

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.