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...

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...

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...

Top 5 Death Valley Must Sees Attractions

There are SO many amazing places to visit in Death Valley it's really hard just pick 5, so we didn't, we picked 6! Death...

Top 5 Must See Attractions in Yosemite National Park

There are so many beautiful things to see in Yosemite, it's hard to narrow it down, especially if you only have a few days...

How To Get a Permit For The Wave

The Wave is a sandstone rock formation located in Coyote Buttes North (not to be confused with South) in Arizona. Marked by its bright...

The Natural Bridge Hike in Death Valley

If I'm going to be honest, you can just skip this hike. It's not very enjoyable and the payoff just isn't there and there...

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...

Mirror Lake Loop Trail

Overview: Distance: 2-8mi (depending on route) Type: Loop Time: 1-3hrs Elevation at trailhead:  Roughly 4,000ft Elevation Gain/Loss: Roughly 100ft Difficulty:...

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...

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...

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...

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...