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How to Prepare a Great Camp Meal Plan

Camp Meal Planning
When going on a camping trip, there are a million different things to consider with food being one of the most important. While it is unlikely that you would forget to pack food altogether, you still may be selling your trip short by not...

Hiking the Exit Glacier and the Harding Ice Field

exit glacier alaska
When we saw a few small shelters and signs, we knew we had reached the end of the trail. This was the observation point for the Ice Field. The view from this area was… other-worldly. The way the pure ice and snow stretched out before us. Three hundred square miles of ice. That’s about a quarter of the size of Rhode Island, and we stood there in awe of this. Formations like this once covered much of North America.

Texas Backpacking – Goodwater Trail Loop

goodwater loop texas
A complete, 3-day itinerary for backpacking Goodwater Trail Loop near Austin, TX

Tips to help you enjoy running trails for the first time ever

beginner trail running
if you’re the type of person who loves exploring off the beaten path and seeing how much of the world you can enjoy and experience with your own two feet, you’re probably also the type of person who’d really love trail running. Tips for Trail...

Sailing From Los Angeles To Catalina Island

Avalon harbor Catalina Island
Across the sea from Los Angeles – 26 miles, according to the song – sits beautiful Catalina Island, an escape-from-the-city oasis that’s really about a thousand mental miles from busy L.A. Join us on our adventure as we go sailing to Catalina Island.

How to Fuel for Hiking a 14’er – Hiking Nutrition for a successful summit

Simple guide for fueling up for a hike - the essential guide for hiking nutrition before you head up on those summit trails.

The Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve

The Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve
The Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve is the crowning jewel of old Florida. Located in the backyard of Jacksonville, Florida it is famous for its unique mission of protecting not only the salt marshes and unique ecology of coastal Florida but also preserving the local historical and cultural sites.

The Five Most Awesome Ways to Summit Mt Baldy

Mt Baldy
Are you ready to climb a mountain? How about the tallest 10,000-foot mountain overlooking Los Angeles? Just a forty-five-minute drive from that concrete jungle, the city of angels, you can find many different trails ascending to the top of Mt Baldy, the local's name for Mt San Antonio. So lace up your favorite Keen hiking boots, fill up your Nalgene with H20 and ask yourself "Which is the best route to summit Mt Baldy?"

Caves and Caverns of the Southeastern United States

These three sites--Russell Cave, Ruby Falls, and Mammoth Cave--represent a range of karst landscapes that played varying historic roles in the southeastern United States. There's Russell Cave, which provided shelter to people for millennia; Ruby Falls, excavated only in the 20th century and opened as a tourist site, now renowned for its stunning formations and underground waterfall; and of course the incomparable Mammoth Cave, with its seemingly endless trails.

Escondido Falls: Malibu’s Tiered Waterfall Hike

Escondido Falls Waterfall Hike
Located about 35 miles west of LA, Escondido Falls is the tallest Waterfall in the Santa Monica Mountains. From smooth paths to rock climbing, the trail offers a little bit of everything for everyone.