Avoiding the Crowds at Yosemite National Park: Hiking Lembert Dome

Lembert Dome
Our second hike of the day of course had to be Lembert Dome! This bald, protruding rock had been staring at us ever since we arrived in the park.

Hiking Horseshoe Lake, Denali – A Beautiful & Easy Hike

Horseshoe Lake Denali National Park, Alaska
The rain was falling lightly, enough to ensure that I had the entire trail to myself. About half a mile in, the trail seemed to fall away at a bluff. I stood there in silence, looking out over a medium-sized lake framed by mountains, with a few tiny cabins in the distance. Join me on my journey as I Hike Horseshoe Lake of Denali National Park get lost in its quiet beauty.

Big Bend The Place Of Unforgettable Memories

North Rim Big Bend National Park
This New Year's instead of staying in the bustle of Austin, waiting for the fireworks and drinking to my heart's content, I thought I would do something different. I would backpack into Big Bend National Park and enjoy my New Year's hiking up ridges...

Planning the perfect RV trip to Yellowstone National Park

RV trip to Yellowstone National Park
When traversing the wild and wonderful bison filled world of Yellowstone National Park you may be overwhelmed especially in the planning stages of your trip. If you are journeying to the wildlands of Montana and Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park like we did in a 35 foot RV, you may be exceptionally overwhelmed when planning such a big endeavor and driving 1,000 miles into an unknown wilderness. Let me offer some well-researched advice on how to have an amazing RV outdoor adventure filled vacation.

Cape Le Grand – The Rugged Beauty of Western Australia’s South Coast

Cape Le Grand Esperance Toby Richardson 3
Powder white beaches and turquoise waters. From the world's second largest dive-able wreck to some of the country's best rock fishing locations. I explore the stunning location that is Esperance and Cape Le grand

The Mountain of Black Elk Peak: An Unlikely Dream

The first thing I learned at Black Elk Peak was to never wear the wrong socks to a mountain hike. Its worse than bringing a knife to a gunfight. It's like bringing a toy sword to a gunfight. Inappropriate and painful.

Hiking our way out of Carlsbad Caverns (And having fun!)

carlsbad caverns national park
Whats more entertaining than having your 10-year-old daughter say she wants to kick your ass? How about having your 10-year-old daughter tell you this as you hike your way out of a cave deep in the mountains of southern New Mexico? Join us for...

Death Valley Misconceptions

The words “Death Valley” used to create in my mind images of barren land littered with nothing but a few cow skulls. While the area does have spots where you see little more than dry earth cracked from the scorching sun, that isn’t even close to...