Category: Resources

Outside During COVID

Outside is Still Open

Little Schloss

Little Schloss is a challenging hike without the crowds and spectacular views.

#Optoutside Day

#OptOutside in grief and gratitude

Nearby Adventure

Redefining Adventure Close to Home

Yellowstone National Park

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!

REI Flash 22 Day Pack

The REI Flash 22 is a perfect day pack for a short or long hike. The ultra light design of ensures comfort but doesn’t sacrifice any essential features. The pack also can double as a great travel pack, especially for light travelers. The small frame… Continue Reading “REI Flash 22 Day Pack”

West Coast Road Trip – Camp Reservations

During our road trip this summer, we’re visiting and camping at some of the most popular National Parks in the country. While it’s an amazing experience, camping in National Parks, particularly established campgrounds in popular ones, require advance planning. Given the ground we’re covering… Continue Reading “West Coast Road Trip – Camp Reservations”

West Coast Road Trip – Hiking Permits

National Parks are a popular summer destination, so planning a trip to one much less several requires meticulous and early planning. Ricardo and I started planning our trip in mid-February, which is a little later than advised. It gave us enough time to apply… Continue Reading “West Coast Road Trip – Hiking Permits”

GoPro Hero 5 Black

  The GoPro Hero 5 Black action camera is small, lightweight camera packed with a lot of sophistication. At just over 4 ounces, this is a luxury item that won’t bog down your pack weight. The short square shape of the camera makes it… Continue Reading “GoPro Hero 5 Black”

Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 Tent

    The Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 Tent is an extremely light but durable tent. In the three years that I owned the Fly Creek, it survived six months on the Appalachian Trail, an eight week cross-country motorcycle trip and many short camping… Continue Reading “Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 Tent”