17 Aug, 2015

Hiking Mount Timpanogos: A Timpooneke Trail Guide

Mount Timpanogos is the second tallest peak in the Salt Lake region and a favorite among locals. Learn everything you need to know about hiking it with this Timpooneke Trail Guide.

10 Aug, 2015

#CRANKITUPANOTCH & Win a Mountain Hardwear Ozonic 50 Pack

It's time to crank it up a notch! Submit a photo of you pushing your limits for a chance to win a Mountain Hardwear Ozonic 50 backpack.

6 Aug, 2015

Backcountry Bartender: Delicious & Easy Backpacking Cocktail Recipes

Sometimes you want a little nightcap on the trail. Here's my three favorite super easy and lightweight backpacking cocktail recipes that can help spice up your next night under the stars.

24 Jul, 2015

The Best Lightweight Backpacking Gear to Help Lighten your Load

Looking to shed some weight? Here are some of my favorite pieces of lightweight backpacking gear that will help lighten your load and keep you back happy.

21 Jul, 2015

Backpacking to Salt Lake City’s Red Pine Lake

A detailed hiking and backpacking guide to Red Pine Lake - one of the most beautiful spots in the Wasatch just 35 minutes from downtown Salt Lake.

29 Jun, 2015

The 10 Best Campsites on the John Muir Trail

A thru-hike on the John Muir Trail means 20+ nights of epic camping. Here are the 10 best campsites on the John Muir Trail that you won't want to miss.

18 Jun, 2015

West Rim Trail Backpacking Guide: Zion National Park

Plan your 14 mile West Rim Trail backpacking trip in Zion National Park with this detailed guide that includes info on permits, campsites, gear, and more.

8 Jun, 2015

Trip Report & Photos: Backpacking the West Rim Trail in Zion

Most people who visit Zion National Park never leave the main canyon, and it's easy to see why. With spots

3 Jun, 2015

Redefining Adventure at Havasu Falls

  I'm excited to share the latest piece that I wrote for the FUGOO blog called Redefining Adventure. In this post I talk about

11 May, 2015

Paria Canyon Backpacking Guide

In April, I spent four days backpacking through the crazy impressive and winding Paria River Canyon. Located on the Utah/Arizona border in

29 Apr, 2015

8-Step John Muir Trail Planning Guide

Planning a long-distance hike on the John Muir Trail or elsewhere can be a daunting task. In this post I break down the process into 8 simple steps to help you manage your tasks and get your planning under control.

23 Apr, 2015

Paria Canyon Backpacking Photos

I just got home from an amazing backpacking trip through Paria Canyon, which sits on the edge of the Southern