How to Avoid and/or Recover From Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness (also know as mountain sickness) is rarely fatal, but it will definitely put a damper on your travel plans. Avoid ruining days...

Havasu Falls Hiking Tips

Hiking to Havasu Falls was one of the most amazing backpacking trips I've ever been on. It's one of my favorite places on the...

Paria Canyon & Buckskin Gulch Backpacking Guide

If you like mud, rivers, slot canyons, awesome rock formations, and a vastly varied beautiful landscape, then this trip is for you! Paria Canyon...

Backpacking Guide for Cottonwood Canyon & Marble Canyon Loop

The Cottonwood Canyon & Marble Canyon loop is one of the few backpacking trails in Death Valley that is actually a "trail". The majority...

Guide to Visiting Death Valley

Foreboding, desolate, isolated, and brutally beautiful; Death Valley in the largest national part in the continental US at 140 miles long and 15 miles...

Backpacking Permits for Paria Canyon & Buckskin Gulch

Paria Canyon is a beautiful stretch of desert spanning from Utah to Arizona. The Canyon has towering walls (most famously Buckskin Gulch), huge red...

How to Get a Permit for Havasupai

How Do I Get A Hiking or Camping Permit For Havasupai and Havasu Falls? There is no magical secret to getting a permit for Havasupai,...

Hiking Upper & Lower Jackass Lake

This is an absolutely beautiful hike with astounding views of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The name Jackass Lake comes from when congress sent the...

Hiking to Dewey Point via The McGurk Meadow Trail

Dewey Point is considered to be one of the best views in Yosemite. It's a breathtaking precipice, with visibility for miles and providing an...

The Ultimate Havasu Falls Guide to Backpacking & Camping

Planning Your Trip to Havasu Falls and The Havasupai Reservation Havasu Falls and the surrounding Havasupai reservation is undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking places...