Best Hikes In Mount Rainier National Park

By |2020-03-01T17:33:02+00:00July 31st, 2019|Adventures, Destinations, Hike, National Parks, North America, Washington|

Mount Rainier National Park is one of our favorite national parks. You really can't believe how massive Mount Rainier is until you're hiking up close to its many glaciers and ice fields. If mountains make you happy, then you absolutely need to spend a few days hiking [...]

Cascade Lakes Highway: Ultimate Hiking & Camping Guide

By |2020-03-01T17:56:18+00:00February 13th, 2019|Camp, Hike, North America, Oregon, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

The Cascade Lakes scenic highway is the outdoor gem of Bend. With hundreds of miles of hiking trails, the iconic Three Sisters mountain range, and dozens of beautiful lakes, this highway is the ultimate attraction if you love adventure, nature, forests, and mountains. […]

Hiking the Chemin de la Mature, French Pyrenees

By |2020-03-01T17:48:09+00:00November 16th, 2018|Adventures, Destinations, Europe, France, Hike|

You can’t go wrong with any hike in the Pyrenees.  There’s just something special about small villages, the good food, and the untouched nature.  It’s all magical but the Chemin de la Mature is something extraordinary.  The Chemin de la Mature is a 4,000 foot [...]

What To Do When Your Child Doesn’t Want To Hike

By |2019-05-05T17:14:17+00:00September 11th, 2018|Hike, Lifestyle, Parenting + Schooling|

I love hiking.  My oldest three kids love hiking. My fourth child likes to hike half the time.  But my fifth child…well, she’s a whole different story.  If it’s more than two miles, has any sort of elevation gain, or if the weather isn’t between [...]

Best Yoga Poses For Hikers: Feel Stronger & Recover Faster

By |2020-03-29T20:19:06+00:00September 9th, 2018|Backpack, Fitness + Yoga, Health + Fitness, Hike|

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 [...]

Hiking 14er Grays Peak, South Ridge: The Less Crowded Ascent

By |2020-03-01T18:06:17+00:00September 7th, 2018|Adventures, Colorado, Hike|

Save this for later, Pin it Experience one of the most popular 14ers in Colorado, Grays peak, with half the crowds and twice the adventure. When hiked from the practically unknown South Ridge, you will come across only a handful of people. This [...]

The Best Hikes to Epic Glaciers Around the World

By |2020-03-01T18:08:58+00:00August 30th, 2018|Adventures, Hike, Surf + Climb + Hike + Camp, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

Does the thought of massive glaciers towering above you make you giddy with excitement? Glaciers are truly one of nature’s most mind blowing sights.  All across the world there are epic glaciers to be found. Get inspired for your next glacier hike with our top [...]

Best Day Hikes In The World To Add To Your Bucket List

By |2020-03-01T18:13:22+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Adventures, Europe, Hike, Surf + Climb + Hike + Camp, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

We’ve hiked over a thousand miles in the past three years of our nomadic lifestyle and have seen some incredible views.  It’s impossible to pick a single favorite hike but I can give you a few.  These are our all time favorite day hikes in [...]

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

By |2020-03-01T18:16:42+00:00August 6th, 2018|Adventures, Colorado, Destinations, Hike, National Parks, North America, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

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|Adventure Better, Hike, Surf + Climb + Hike + Camp, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

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 [...]

5 Best Hikes in Glacier National Park: Easy, Moderate, and Strenuous Day Hikes

By |2020-03-01T17:06:03+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Adventures, Destinations, Hike, Montana, National Parks, North America|

Every time we visit, we are amazed by how unique Glacier National Park is.  Glacier truly is the closest you can get to the Alps in America.  With ancient glaciers, huge, towering mountains, waterfalls, meadows, lakes, forests, and wildlife, Glacier truly has everything.  Hikers, backpackers, [...]

Best Day Hikes in the Sawtooth Range, Idaho

By |2020-04-03T20:11:11+00:00September 5th, 2017|Adventures, Hike, Idaho + Wyoming, North America|

The Sawtooths of Idaho are one of our favorite mountain ranges in America.  This national forest contains hundreds of hiking possibilities and unlike neighboring mountain ranges in Utah and Wyoming, crowds are lacking, leaving a wonderful sense of freedom and raw wilderness.   There are [...]