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.
It’s a beautiful experience and a fantastic achievement to climb your first mountain, and we hope with a little bit of preparation, some essential skills and some friendly advice you will be able to report back with your own stories of fantastic summit ascents. Check out our advice for hiking a 14er and let us …
The rolling green hills of San Luis Obispo County and California’s central coast can take your breath away as you drive up Highway 101 along the azure blue crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean. There is more to do along the Santa Lucia Mountain Range then just touristy Hearst Castle, the Madonna Inn and the giant aquarium in Monterey. Hike the trails of Carmel, visit with Elephant Seals beachside, explore giant sand dunes and mountain bike in eucalyptus forests on this seaside road trip.
It had been twenty feet of easy climbing with another thirty to go. This fifty feet would make a fine warmup and then I could move on to some harder climbs. I climbed to another comfortable spot and looked at the granite in front of me- nowhere to place anything. I was only about five feet above my last placement, so I decided to keep climbing. Another comfortable spot, another barren wasteland of blank rock.
Thanksgiving weekend 2017; As outdoor adventurer’s who usually stick to pine alpine forests, we had never ventured near the sand dunes of Glamis California in the Imperial Valley in southern California. As more mountain camper/ hikers then sand people we were unprepared for a weekend of dune buggies and sand rails. Let me tell you how, as a Glamis newbie, I discovered how to be prepared for a busy holiday weekend at the Glamis Sand Dunes!