Trip Reports

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Bushwhacking is a Lifestyle

If you have ever been anywhere with me, from the grocery store to the crag, you know that navigation is not my greatest talent. In fact, I could probably get lost in an empty room. So when my partner Al told me he had a crazy idea for taking on


10 Tips for Summiting Your First Fourteener

Our family's fall trip to Colorado has become an annual pilgrimage. Each year, we map a new route to explore the best


Mongolia’s Dayan Lake is a Winter Wonderland for Nomads

As the pandemic continues to affect the world, I remain in Mongolia since its borders closed down in early March 2020. During m


Trip Report: Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim

How COVID Created New Opportunities Could it be possible that having too many opportunities at our fingertips before the pandemic diluted our experiences? Was it possible for the extra


Snowmass Isn't Just for Winter

Ski resorts during the off-season months are meccas for outdoor adventure when visitors can explore the terrain without worrying about snow or freezing temperatures. Memories of our extraordinary


Summer Road Trip: Discover Michigan's Rustic Campgrounds

With COVID-19 dictating our plans, my family embarked on a summer road trip to Northern Michigan. The Upper Peninsula and northern Lower Peninsula checked every must-have on our list: reasonable driving distance from


The New Yosemite Experience

From dawn to dusk and every hour moment between, Yosemite National Park is magnificent and stunning.

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Dog-Friendly Spots on the Olympic Peninsula

I didn’t really know Washington’s famed Olympic Mountains until recently, despite having spent most of my life in the area. I’ve seen them on a daily basis for much of my life thanks to panoramic views throughout the Seattle regi

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Trip Report: Adventure Crew USA Takes on Utah

Coming Back to the Great Outdoors We have a mutual love for the great outdoors, and being unable to enjoy it as we normally do has definitely been eye opening. We missed adventuring bu