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

By |2019-03-21T17:54:58+00:00March 10th, 2019|Adventures, Colorado, Destinations, North America, Snow, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

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 [...]

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. […]

Camping Hawaii: Ultimate Guide to Visiting Hawaii on a Budget

By |2019-11-22T17:25:57+00:00February 4th, 2019|Adventures, Camp, Destinations, Hawaii, North America, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

We love Hawaii and have visited over a dozen times. But in order to submerse ourselves in the Aloha spirit regularly, we had to find a ways to visit Hawaii within our small budget. After all, just airfare and hotel alone can set you back [...]

Free Camping Bend, Oregon: The Ultimate Guide

By |2019-01-27T18:14:23+00:00January 27th, 2019|Destinations, North America, Oregon, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

Bend is a prime free camping location for many reasons. For one, being a famous mountain biking destination, right next to Smith Rock, an iconic climbing spot, and just a stone throw away from the Three Sisters mountain range, the city of Bend is an [...]

Best Mountain Biking Trails in Breckenridge

By |2019-03-07T20:11:30+00:00October 15th, 2018|Adventures, Bike, Colorado, Destinations, North America, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

Breckenridge isn’t just famous for its skiing.  With 800 miles of scenic mountain biking trails within the vicinity of Breckenridge, it’s one of the best mountain biking destinations in North America. With aspen trees, beautiful mountains, flowy downhills, and rocky traverses, there’s a route for [...]

Guide To Backpacking The Maroon Bells Four Pass Loop

By |2020-03-01T17:25:34+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Adventures, Backpack, Colorado, Destinations, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

There are many great blogs which I mention at the bottom with detailed descriptions of how to hike the Four Pass Loop at Maroon Bells. However, in this blog I want to give you tips for planning your trip and for when you are on [...]

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 [...]

Tips for Your First Camping or RVing Trip

By |2020-03-11T02:08:13+00:00July 21st, 2018|Camp, Surf + Climb + Hike + Camp, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp, Travel Tips, Travel Tips Europe|

Until our fourth child was one year old, we had never gone camping.  Now, our life revolves around life on the road or our next camping trip.  For me, the open spaces that camping typically entails soothes my soul and allows me to breathe deeper, while providing [...]

5 Adventurous Things to do on the Mackenzie River Trail, Oregon

By |2019-07-04T15:07:59+00:00July 13th, 2018|Destinations, North America, Oregon, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

What makes the adventures on this Mackenzie River truly incredible is the rich old growth forest, the lava rocks that form along the river and trail, and most of all, the one of a kind, deep, vibrant blue of the Mackenzie River that weaves and [...]

Outdoor Adventure Guide to San Diego

By |2019-11-20T16:10:06+00:00January 31st, 2018|California, Destinations, North America, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

San Diego is “America’s Finest City” for a reason.  Between the quick access to the desert, mountains, and beaches, plus year-round 70-degree weather, this city has so many outdoor adventure possibilities.  San Diego is a big, widespread city with so much to do so it’s hard [...]

Climbing City of Rocks: Climbers Guide to 5.8 Routes

By |2019-03-08T14:51:57+00:00September 16th, 2017|Adventures, Climb, Destinations, Idaho + Wyoming, North America, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

  City of Rocks is a must do for any rock climber.  Since we climb at new locations on a regular basis, we are always scouting out good 5.8s to warm up on in order to feel out the rock and style of bolting so [...]

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

By |2020-03-01T18:32:26+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Adventures, Canada, Hike, North America, Surf+Climb+Hike+Bike+Camp|

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 [...]