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...

Best & Worst Yosemite Day Hikes

Yosemite is full of hiking trails that go on for miles and miles, which almost makes it like a choose your own adventure hiking...

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...

Colby Canyon to Josephine Peak and Strawberry Peak

Colby Canyon offers a scenic route up to both Josephine Peak and Strawberry Peak (most challenging peak in the front range of the San...

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...

Visiting Antelope Canyon

There's no surprise or denying the beauty of Antelope Canyon. What did surprise me however, was how obviously it was that making money is...

West Fork Oak Creek Hiking & Backpacking Guide

The West Fork of Oak Creek trail was one of our favorites in Sedona. It's a hike through a beautiful gorge which follows along...

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...

Guide to Visiting Horseshoe Bend

: I revisited horseshoe bend in 2018 after having visited it 7years before. Below is my account from 7 years ago with updates as...

Finding The Subway Cave in Sedona (Via Boynton Canyon Trail)

The Subway Cave in Sedona is a not so well kept secret that has become an "insta-famous" attraction due to stunning photos that have...

Hiking Boynton Canyon Trail, Sedona

Boynton Canyon trail in Sedona is a popular box canyon that doesn't disappoint! It's one of the most scenic box canyons that make Arizona...

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...

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....

Svartifoss Waterfall Hiking Guide

Svartifoss is like no other waterfall I've ever seen. This is entirely due to the black basalt rock formations that surround it, creating a...

How Much Water Do You Need When Hiking or Backpacking?

Being properly hydrated when hiking or backpacking is not only vitally important for your health, but for your enjoyment as well. Dehydration can lead...