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.
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.
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.
It’s a stretch to say I could rely on solar power banks to supply a substantial and sustainable power source while backpacking for extended periods. Here's why.
I grew up just a few miles from the shores of Lake Superior. It’s where I come to love snowshoeing, a mega calorie blasting winter activity. Super healthy and great fun!
Gossamer makes great ultra light gear. But do their poles stand up to a very rigorous 500-mile test? Here is my detailed review and recommendation.
Hiking the history of Michigan's Upper Peninsula in the Keweenaw. Get a glimpse of the past while hiking in the present along an old rail grade and through the once mighty forests.
There are rites of passage in each of our lives. It might be a difficult period or a significant loss. It might be a religious pilgrimage or a cultural tradition. It could even be a thru-hike.