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There is no other place I've visited that comes close to the beauty and experience that Glacier National Park offers. It’s a National Park filled with remote wilderness, aqua glacial lakes, majestic mountains, and vast glaciers. To say this was the most anticipated stop on my road trip is an understatement! Because there's so much... Continue Reading →
Utah is must on any road trip for a reason! Among the many, varied National Parks in this state is the small but mighty Bryce Canyon National Park. From the magical-looking sand structures, known as hoodoos, to the red/orange earth, Bryce was absolutely impressive. I hiked through some unique landscapes and even rode a horse... Continue Reading →
Zion is a breathtakingly beautiful National Park with unparalleled and adventurous hikes! It should definitely be on the must visit list! Check out the details of my hiking and camping experience at Zion in my newest blog post.
Hiking Half Dome was one of the scariest and exciting things I've done in my life. I was also lucky to have two friends join me on this adventure! CHECK OUT THE VIDEO OF MY TREK TO HALF DOME! https://youtu.be/blo5eM5bkRI I split this nearly 17-mile hike into a two-day backpacking adventure, although there are plenty... Continue Reading →
Winter came early to Yellowstone (in August!). Ice and heavy snow at higher elevations and trail closures combined forced us to drive around the majestic Park and explore a lot of different sites. Check out this guide to visiting Yellowstone National Park!
If you've known me for a while or follow the blog regularly, you know that I hiked the Appalachian Trail. That was a pretty tough hike! These days, I mostly day hike and while I might be slow on my way up to a mountain, I don't often doubt my ability to get to my... Continue Reading →
My drive to Grand Teton was an experience in itself. On highway 287, you get unobstructed views of mountains and vast open land. I didn’t really know what an open sky was until this drive. During the 7 hour trip, we made several stops — 1) a wildlife sighting area where we saw prairie dogs... Continue Reading →
My first hike on this West Coast trip was Mt. Ida in Rocky Mountain National Park. This hike is mostly above tree line. While it’s a short hike (and probably considered one of the easier peaks to tackle in RMNP), this 9.6 Miles is not for the faint of heart. Before any major hike, I... Continue Reading →