Guide to Hiking Half Dome

Hiking Half Dome is a "bucket list" item for many people and is not something to commit to lightly or to go into unprepared....

How to Get a Zion Narrows Permit

Overnight backpacking permits for the Zion Narrows are like gold - they are incredibly hard to get and go very quickly once they become...

Guide to Coyote Gulch

Coyote Gulch is an amazing beautiful canyon in the Grand Staircase-Escalante desert in Utah. It's a popular destination for backpackers and day hikers due...

Guide for Hiking Mt. Baldy (Mt. San Antonio)

Mt. Baldy is the highest peak in Los Angeles county and is a popular and difficult hike that's just over an hour outside of...

Making The Most Out of a 3-Day Trip to Yosemite

Planning a 3 day trip to Yosemite can be overwhelming when there's so much to see and do. If you're only spending 3 days...

Visiting Upper & Lower Mesa Falls

Upper and Lower Mesa Falls are breathtaking waterfalls that rival those of the nearby Yellowstone National Park. Located along the Henrys Fork River in...

How To Get A Hiking or Backpacking Permit For Half Dome

Getting a Half Dome hiking permit in Yosemite is like winning the lottery - literally!... since it's a lottery system, you have to win...

Hiking to Wall Street in Bryce Canyon

The infamous Wall Street is one of the most well know rock formations in Bryce Canyon. It's an iconic section of Bryce's Amphitheater marked...

The Navajo Loop Trail

The Navajo loop trail is probably one of the most popular, best, fastest, and easiest ways to see and hike in Bryce National Park....

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...