4 Apr, 2017

5 Popular Alpine Lake Hikes near Salt Lake City

Get trail descriptions for the 5 most popular alpine lake hikes near Salt Lake City. From crystal clear water to blooming wildflowers to sweeping city views, these won't disappoint.

27 Feb, 2017

Best Arches National Park Hikes

Arches National Park in South East Utah is a day-hikers paradise. Learn about our favorite hikes, where to camp, and the best seasons to plan your visit.

15 Feb, 2017

Trail Guide: Hiking to Corona Arch in Moab, Utah

The Corona Arch Trail is a short, dog-friendly hike right outside Moab leading to a huge arch and is a great way to kill an afternoon in Southern Utah. Read our trip report and get the full trail guide.

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.

3 Oct, 2016

Day-hiking the Bright Angel Trail to Indian Garden in the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is a place I've been eager to get back to since my one-and-only visit as a teen.

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

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.

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.

25 Aug, 2015

Back to the Basics: Hiking 101 Tips for Beginners

Just getting your feet wet with hiking? Here's some essential hiking 101 tips for beginners to help you hit the trail with confidence - from hydration to the gear you do & don't need to how to pick a trail.