Category: Trail Gear

2021 Outdoor Gift Guide

can’t wait to get out there with some of these items? 2021 has been quite the year; I hiked the John Muir Trail, something I’ve wanted to do for over 10 years and was fortunate enough to make it work with my job, no… Continue Reading “2021 Outdoor Gift Guide”

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15 Items That Always Go In My Hiking Backpack

Thursday evenings are mostly spent finishing packing my backpack for an adventure for the weekend.  I usually begin packing earlier in the week, some of my stuff is even packed from another trip; but this helps me decide if I need to make a… Continue Reading “15 Items That Always Go In My Hiking Backpack”

VENTURE 4TH Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review

Where I Used It The past couple of weekends I had the pleasure of taking a new VENTURE 4TH Ultralight Sleeping Pad to test out on my backpacking trips. Usually on these quick one night backpacking trips I only take my Thermarest Z-Lite pad,… Continue Reading “VENTURE 4TH Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review”

27 Essential Gift Ideas for Hikers & Backpackers

A couple of days ago, I put out a quick guide out of 10 Gift Ideas Under $25 for Hikers & Backpackers.  If you are on a budget be sure to take a look at that article. If you have ever been hiking or backpacking, you… Continue Reading “27 Essential Gift Ideas for Hikers & Backpackers”

10 Gifts Under $25 for Hikers & Backpackers

Honestly, I was thinking of writing more of an article geared towards just giving an experience as a gift, but decided some of those experiences are well worth it with some of these outdoor gift ideas I have put together.  What is the goal… Continue Reading “10 Gifts Under $25 for Hikers & Backpackers”

My Picks – September 2018

That hammock you’ve always been waiting to relax in while wearing that jacket you won’t ever take off in a National Park. Check out my new picks this month!

My Picks – August 2018

That hammock you’ve always been waiting to relax in while wearing that jacket you won’t ever take off in a National Park. Check out my new picks this month!

Grand Canyon National Park: South Rim to Phantom Ranch

*Please note that some of the below links in this post are affiliate links. Location: Grand Canyon National Park Elevation Gain: 1800 feet Mileage: 35.6 miles Difficulty: Strenuous Type: Overnight Backpacking Plan far in advance Usually I begin with the background, this time I… Continue Reading “Grand Canyon National Park: South Rim to Phantom Ranch”

My Picks – January 2018

That hammock you’ve always been waiting to relax in while wearing that jacket you won’t ever take off in a National Park. Check out my new picks this month!

Beyond Limits on Foot: 2017 Picks

Pack up some necessities for a hike. Light up your adventure and take some footage. Bring some snacks. Take a seat or lay around while you let your loved ones know your safe. Charge your electronics while your food cooks and have a refreshing… Continue Reading “Beyond Limits on Foot: 2017 Picks”