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 [...]

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

By |2019-05-04T19:45:35+00:00August 3rd, 2018|

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, [...]

Ultimate Day Hiking Guide to Lake Louise, Banff National Park: Lake Agnes, Devil’s Thumb, and Plain of Six Glaciers 

By |2019-02-17T02:12:48+00:00August 3rd, 2017|

Calling all adventurists, want-to-be adventurists, outdoor enthusiasts, and nature lovers.  In one of the most famous national parks in the world, Banff National park, is a hikers playground, Lake Louise.  From expert scrambles to meandering strolls to teahouses, Lake Louise has a day hike for [...]