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

3 Apr, 2015

2017 Havasu Falls Camping Guide: Planning your Havasupai Backpacking Trip

A complete travel guide to a one-of-a-kind Havasu Falls camping experience with everything you need to know about the trail, permits, campground, & gear.

1 Oct, 2014

Chef Knows Best: Simple Backpacking Food Ideas

Simple backpacking food ideas from my John Muir Trail adventure. These are are readily available, delicious, easy to prepare & require little cleanup.

29 Sep, 2014

22 Backpacking Lessons from 22 Days on the John Muir Trail

I'm baaaaack. Did you miss me? If you haven't heard, my friend b-Rad and I just got back from 22

27 Aug, 2014

My Complete John Muir Trail Gear List

JOHN MUIR TRAIL GEAR LIST **Updated for 2017** Getting your John Muir Trail gear list dialed is one of the most

23 Jul, 2014

Hiking the Zion Narrows, Part 3: What Gear to Bring

Last month, I went on a super cool backpacking trip through the Zion Narrows, which is one of the most

30 Jun, 2014

Backpacking Gear List: Beginner Recommendations

When planning for your first backpacking trip, having the right gear can make or break your trip. Being cold at

26 Jun, 2014

Hiking the Narrows, Part Two: Permits and Planning

Hiking the Narrows is the best adventure in Zion National Park. Learn about permits, campsites, getting to the trailhead, the best time to visit & more.