The Kalalau Trail has grown to become a world famous backpacking trip. The trail traverses the untouched, rugged Na Pali Coastline in Kauai and gives access to Kalalau Beach, often said to be the number 1 beach in the world. Here's everything you need to know about hiking or backpacking the Kalalau Trail.
The 105 mile Tour du Mont Blanc hike is one of the most renowned, prestigious, and extraordinary backpacking trips in the world. While challenging, this trek doesn’t require any special expertise and hiring a guide isn’t necessary. This guide will help you plan your very [...]
Want to hike the world famous Tour du Motn Blanc trail but only got a week? By fastpacking you’ll be able to finish this trail in only 7 days, here’s how…No time? save this post for later by Pinning it! The Tour du Mont Blanc [...]
When packing for the Tour du Mont Blanc it is absolutely crucial that you stick to the bare necessities. I don’t care if you’re an experienced hiker or backpacker, every ounce counts. This packing list will help you narrow it down to what you truly [...]
Practicing yoga helps me so much in feeling good and strong when I go hike and backpack. Even more, it helps me recover faster so that I can get out on the trail more often. Personally, when I hike, I like to be on the [...]
The Maroon Bells Four Pass Loop is 1 of the most stunning backpacking trips in North America! Here are our essential tips for planning this backpacking trip!
We've backpacked all over the world. In Europe, we backpacked the Tour du Mont Blanc last year. Earlier this year, we backpacked the Kalalau Trail in Kauai. In New Zealand, our entire family backpacked for 4 days and 3 nights in Abel Tasman. Backpacking can take you [...]
The Routeburn Track is arguably the best backpacking trip in the world. With a diversity of glacial peaks, lime green hillsides, teal rivers, tall waterfalls, alpine lakes, steep mountain faces and deep green forest, the Routeburn Track delivers everything you could want from a hike. [...]
When I was first planning our road trip through New Zealand, hiking Abel Tasman wasn’t even on my list. I had read in other blogs that it took a long time to drive into the National Park and being from Southern California I figured I’ve [...]