Read my hotel review of the Cambria Beach Lodge, a botique hotel on the central Cali coast, with info on rooms, amenities & the best nearby actvities. Hotel Review: Cambria Beach Lodge on the Central California Coast

Hotel Review: Cambria Beach Lodge on the Central California Coast

California

Read my hotel review of the Cambria Beach Lodge, a botique hotel on the central Cali coast, with info...
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Read our list of 2019’s best sleeping pads for backpacking, comparing temperature rating, weight & comfort. Best Sleeping Pads for Backpacking in 2019

Best Sleeping Pads for Backpacking in 2019

Outdoor Gear

Read our list of the best sleeping pads of 2019 for backpacking that are lightweight, warm and durable enough...
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Check out our all-time favorite outdoor gear and clothing to shop and save on this month during the REI Anniversary Sale. REI Anniversary Sale: 21 Amazing Outdoor Gear Deals

REI Anniversary Sale: 21 Amazing Outdoor Gear Deals

Gear

Check out our all-time favorite outdoor gear and clothing to shop and save on this month during the REI...
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California Beach Vacation Packing List

California Beach Vacation Packing List

Packing Lists

From clothes, to gear, and everything in between, here’s what you need to have on your California Beach Vacation...
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Thinking about thru hiking the PCT? Get 11 tips from a solo female hiker who successfully completed all 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail. 11 Tips for Hiking the PCT from a Solo-Female Thru-Hiker

11 Tips for Hiking the PCT from a Solo-Female Thru-Hiker

Backpacking

Thinking about thru-hiking the PCT? Get 11 tips from a solo female hiker who successfully completed all 2,650 miles...
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Plan a 6-day California coast road trip from Ventura to Cambria with this itinerary packed with outdoor adventure, amazing food, and unique places to stay. 6-Day Central California Coast Road Trip Itinerary

6-Day Central California Coast Road Trip Itinerary

California

Plan a 6-day California coast road trip from Ventura to Cambria with this itinerary packed with outdoor adventure, amazing...
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Get the scoop on camping, hiking, marine life & outdoor adventure in this outdoor enthusiasts guide to the five islands of Channel Islands National Park. Channel Islands National Park: An Outdoor Enthusiast’s Guide

Channel Islands National Park: An Outdoor Enthusiast’s Guide

California

Get the scoop on camping, hiking, marine life & outdoor adventure in this outdoor enthusiasts guide to the five...
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Build confidence with these beginner kayaking tips. Learn about different types of kayaks, what to wear, how to paddle & trip planning considerations. Beginner Kayaking Tips for First-Time Paddlers

Beginner Kayaking Tips for First-Time Paddlers

Water Sports

Build confidence on the water with these kayaking tips for beginners, with advice on boats, what to wear, planning,...
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Not familiar with the rules of a good soak? Here’s how to have good hot springs etiquette - including tips on noise and nudity - next time you take a dip. A Practical Guide to Hot Springs Etiquette

A Practical Guide to Hot Springs Etiquette

Hot Springs

Not familiar with the rules of a good soak? Here’s how to have good hot springs etiquette - including...
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Five ways to make great camp coffee, the tools you need for a strong and tasty cup, and the best instant coffee mixes for backpacking. The Definitive Guide to Making the Best Camp Coffee

The Definitive Guide to Making the Best Camp Coffee

Gear

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO MAKING THE BEST CAMP COFFEE To some, it’s an art form and to others, it’s...
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Baron Lakes is one of those iconic hikes in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains with several high alpine lakes to choose from and wide open views of the jagged Sawtooth Range.  Get my trail and campsite tips with this detailed Baron Lakes backpacking guide. Trail Guide: Backpacking to Baron Lakes in Idaho

Trail Guide: Backpacking to Baron Lakes in Idaho

Idaho

Plan an epic backpacking trip to Baron Lakes in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains with this trail guide.
Visit Kenai Fjords & Denali National Park as well as the towns of Seward, Homer, & Anchorage in 8 days on our 1,535-mile Alaska road trip itinerary. 8-Day Alaska Road Trip Itinerary for Adventure Travelers

8-Day Alaska Road Trip Itinerary for Adventure Travelers

Alaska

Visit Kenai Fjords & Denali National Park as well as the towns of Seward, Homer, & Anchorage in 8...
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