Hiking to Yost / Fern Lakes, Inyo National Forest

This is a short but difficult hike to two beautiful lakes in the Sierra Mountains in Inyo National Forest. Yost and Fern lakes sit...

Kings Creek Falls Trail

The most popular short hike in Lassen National Park, and for good reason! This is a relatively easy and beautiful hike with huge views!...

Spelunking in Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave

The Actun Tunichil Muknal cave tour was my favorite thing that we did in Belize during our entire trip! I am a bit partial...

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:...

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...

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...

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 Yellowstone’s Geysers & Hot Springs

Yellowstone is full of tons of geothermal activity - and with so many geysers and hot springs in such a big park, which ones...