One or Multi-Day Trips in Grand Teton National Park

So you’ve got some time to spend in Grand Teton National Park? Congrats, you lucky dog! There’s plenty to do and see in and around the park, so no matter how much time you have, make sure you’re making the most of it. We’ve outlined several ways you can have a fabulous time with trips … Read moreOne or Multi-Day Trips in Grand Teton National Park

Badlands National Park Itinerary

Badlands National Park in South Dakota is a must-see for National Park, fossil, and geology enthusiasts. This area of the vast American grassland was once an ancient seabed, and over time, has eroded away into intricate rocky formations of multicolored buttes, canyons and delicate spires. The park is home to diverse wildlife, including many quintessential mammals of … Read moreBadlands National Park Itinerary

Backpacking the Teton Crest Trail

Grand Teton National Park’s backcountry trails have to be experienced to be believed. The famous view of the Tetons from highway US 89, is just one perspective on this impressive mountain range. On our trip to the Tetons in Summer 2015, we backpacked the trail over the course of three days. It was a phenomenal backpacking trip and … Read moreBackpacking the Teton Crest Trail

Post-PCT Gear List and Review

If you’re thinking of doing a thruhike, especially on the Pacific Crest Trail, you probably have a lot of questions for what to bring and what to buy. And understandably, gear is a big part of any thruhike. Not only is it literally attached to your back, but it’ll be what keeps you alive out there. … Read morePost-PCT Gear List and Review

One and Multi-Day Trips in Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park is a national park in the state of Montana, on the US – Canada border, encompassing part of the Rocky Mountain range. The park is famous for its alpine scenery, glaciers, plentiful lakes and an ecosystem that is still in tact despite a century of human intervention. Needless to say, Glacier is a … Read moreOne and Multi-Day Trips in Glacier National Park

Pacific Crest Tales: The Den of Legit Hikers

In northern Washington, the tiny town of Skykomish is the last outpost of human civilization for many thruhikers. We reached it in the early afternoon one day, almost entirely out of food but still energized. The Alpine Lakes Wilderness north of Snoqualmie was beautiful and everything we were looking for from Washington and we were on … Read morePacific Crest Tales: The Den of Legit Hikers

Magnificent Marmots of the PCT

Wildlife watching is one of our favorite things to do, and its a big reason for going out west to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. One animal in particular, the marmot, captured a lot of attention and is a bit of a character on the trail that stretches through the Sierra Nevada mountain range. No coverage … Read moreMagnificent Marmots of the PCT

Everybody Hates Cheryl Strayed

Cheryl Strayed is the most hated person on the Pacific Crest Trail. She, her book and movie adaptation Wild are little more than joke fodder. On the trail Strayed and Wild were barely mentioned among thruhikers, except when it came to putting them down. Nothing major, sarcastic comments here and there, but certainly nothing positive either. … Read moreEverybody Hates Cheryl Strayed