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.

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.

26 Jan, 2016

Kayaking New Zealand’s Abel Tasman Coast

One of the best things I've done in New Zealand was a three-day sea-kayaking trip on the coast of Abel Tasman National Park. See the photos and get the full scoop on the tour here.

11 Jan, 2016

Essential Safety Tips for Hiking with Dogs

Hit the trail with your fury friend...but first make sure you know how to keep your dog safe and comfortable. Here's some important factors to consider and tips for hiking and adventuring with your number one mutt.

20 Dec, 2015

20 Best Hot Springs in Nevada Mapped

Check the map, grab your (birthday) suit, and head to one of these 20 best hot springs in Nevada for the ultimate soak.

7 Dec, 2015

Everything you Need to Know about Hiking The Wave in Arizona

Learn about the trail, permits, and gear in this detailed guide to hiking the amazing Wave along the Utah/Arizona border.

26 Nov, 2015

Antelope Island Instagram Meetup: Recap & Photos

Over 50 people came to hang, hike & camp at the first Bearfoot Theory Instagram meetup on Antelope Island. Here are the best photos and a full recap!

18 Nov, 2015

15 Reasons to take your First Backcountry Hut Trip this Winter

Winter backcountry hut trips aren't just for extreme skiers. Here's 15 reasons why you should take your 1st backcountry hut trip this winter. Personally, I'm looking forward to #7, #11, #13 & #15. You?

11 Nov, 2015

12 Beginner-Friendly Ski Resorts for Adults

Learning how to ski? Here's 12 beginner-friendly ski resorts around the west with lessons tailored for adults, reasonable prices, and plenty of beginner terrain.