Ultimate Guide to Breckenridge Resort: Why Breckenridge is Perfect for a Family Ski Trip

By |2019-03-21T17:54:58+00:00March 10th, 2019|

Breckenridge is an iconic ski destination but being such a large resort can make it confusing to know what it’s like and if it’s good for beginners or families. This being our first year skiing and snowboard, I wasn’t sure what I was looking for [...]

Best Hikes In The PNW

By |2019-02-01T01:14:12+00:00November 8th, 2018|

The PNW (Pacific Northwest) is a place of magical forests, cascading waterfalls, and lakes nesteled between mountain peaks.  We try to spend some time every summer in the PNW and one of our favorite things to do there is hike.  Hiking is cheap, family-friendly, and [...]

Best Day Hikes from Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park + Tips for Visiting

By |2019-04-07T19:08:33+00:00August 6th, 2018|

On our last visit to Rocky Mountain National Park we were on a mission to hike as many of the trails that start from Bear Lake as we could squeeze into our 48 hour visit to the park.  Like all the national parks in the [...]

How to Use Your Smartphone as a GPS on the Trail: Using Google Maps for Hiking

By |2018-11-06T16:21:18+00:00August 5th, 2018|

While there are dozens of rad GPS devices on the market, they are expensive and bit excessive for basic hiking and backpacking.  Instead of investing in one of these pricey pieces of gear, use your handy smartphone and never get lost in the wilderness.  Google [...]