5 Jan, 2017

Planning your Everest Base Camp Trek: The Ultimate Logistics Guide

The most common questions about an Everest Base Camp trek answered! Learn about guided vs independent, altitude sickness, transportation, gear & logistics.

2 Jan, 2017

How to Choose the Best Backpacking Water Filter

Don't get giardia! Learn what factors to consider when choosing a backpacking water filter & get recommendations for your next outdoor adventure.

12 Dec, 2016

New Zealand’s Best Day Hike: Tongariro Crossing Hiking Guide

Don't miss New Zealand's best day hike. Get this detailed hiking for the Tongariro Crossing hike, one of New Zealand's Great Walks on the North Island.

2 Nov, 2016

20 Stunning Everest Basecamp Trek Photos to Inspire your Adventure

Thinking of traveling to Nepal? Here's my 20 best photos from my 11-day Everest Basecamp trek to inspire your next adventure?

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

16 Nov, 2015

SPOT Gen3 Review: A Backcountry Communication & Tracking Device

At the urging of my folks, I recently picked up a SPOT Gen3, a communication and GPS tracking device that can be used to check in or to call for help in the case of an emergency when you are out of cell phone range. In this detailed review, I show you exactly how to use the SPOT & explain why it's smart to carry this type of communication device on all of your backcountry adventures.

10 Sep, 2015

What to Wear Hiking

Not sure what to wear hiking? Learn how to dress for function and comfort on the trail with this detailed hiking apparel guide.