Trip Reports

Backpacking the Four Pass Loop in Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness

Trail Report Backpacking the Four  Pass Loop in the Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness near Aspen is a hiker’s dream. There are shimmering lakes, alpine meadows, lush green forests, and the bright red peaks of Elks tower all around you at every turn. Although I’ve hiked around this area many times, I’ve never committed to the […]

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Shi Shi Beach Camping and Hiking in Olympic National Park

Trail Report Hiking and camping along Shi Shi Beach is supposed to be a nice 15.5-mile experience with stunning coastal views. The views held up, but the easy mileage was an illusion in my mind! The plan was to hike from the Shi Shi Beach trailhead to Cape Alava. Me and my buddy Jose left […]

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Havasupai Falls Hike in Arizona | Waterfalls, Permits & Reservations

Havasupai Falls Hike Overview When the chance to hike to one of the most photographed outdoor destinations in the world comes around, you have to say yes. So, when a close friend reached out and said she had two three-day permits to backpack into Havasupai, I asked when, how much, and put in my vacation […]

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