Hike a National Nature Landmark. Experience rare granite arches with miles and miles of spectacular towering rock formations. See rivers that flowed partly above the ground and partly below the ground. Experience The Lost Creek Wilderness Area!

  •  02-06-2020 02:50 PM

Fish Tank talks about his Pacific Crest Trail hike; his wife talks about how to make this work with a family; he reveals a never-told story, and announces his next adventure.

  •  19-05-2020 03:30 AM

I was carrying 45 pounds of all this great gear. It was a 3-mile 800-foot elevation gain hike into camp. My shoulders went numb, my head was pounding, and my feet ached like I had hiked all day. It didn't have to be this way.

  •  15-05-2020 06:42 PM

There’s a saying among backpackers. “You pack your fears.” So, unpack your fears and feel the weight lift and a stronger you emerge.

  •  13-04-2020 07:23 PM

Water is essential. Having clean water choices is a necessity while backpacking and hiking. What is the best option for making sure we are safe from bad water? Find out here!

  •  12-03-2020 07:45 PM

What does it take to prepare for a long hike? Here's what I did for my recent section hike of The Arizona National Scenic Trail.

  •  22-02-2020 12:00 AM

Get some insight on light weight gear for long distance hikes. Here is a detailed list of the gear I took with me hiking the Arizona Trail.

  •  21-12-2019 12:00 AM

My final trek in Sangre de Cristo Mountains this summer was the Macey Lakes trail. One more alpine experience for the year was not disappointing.

  •  14-09-2019 08:25 PM

Hiking to Music Pass and Sand Creek Lakes in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains is one spectacular day hike! I enjoyed this one with my oldest daughter on a beautiful summer day.

  •  24-08-2019 12:00 AM

The Venable-Comanche Loop hike reminded me of the dangers that can befall those who venture into these remote places… and the rewarding backcountry beauty.

  •  28-07-2019 12:00 AM

With a dose of Midwestern pride and a detectable lack of interest, I don’t pretend to know much about the largest city in the U.S. There was never much of an attraction for me.

  •  20-07-2019 03:41 PM

Enjoy alpine lakes below very aggressively rising rock faces, setting up dramatic and contrasting lines between the flat calming effect of the water and the sharply upward ascending summits of sentinel-like peaks.

  •  13-07-2019 08:23 PM