On one recent hike I was feeling sluggish after a couple days. I realized that I had been a bit dehydrated and was running low on electrolytes.
Another epic 40-mile hike in the Lost Creek Wilderness Area. Iconic scenery unique to all the Rocky Mountains.
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!
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.
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.
There’s a saying among backpackers. “You pack your fears.” So, unpack your fears and feel the weight lift and a stronger you emerge.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.