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Hiking Peek-a-Boo and Spooky Slot Canyons in Escalante Utah

One of our favorite adventures of all time. This one is quite out of the way, but the effort is rewarded with the COOLEST hike in one of the more remote areas of the country.

Things to do at Valley of Fire State Park

Valley of Fire State Park is a geologic playground just outside Las Vegas. It's a dog friendly state park with some awesome hiking trails. Here are our recommendations:

Winter Van Life at Mammoth Mountain

Season 1, Episode 8 of Winter #Vanlife is MORE than Skiing Powder took us to Mammoth Mountain to ski prime spring conditions and find campsites with hot springs just steps from our door.

Winter Van Life in Squaw Valley

Season 1, Episode 7 of Winter #Vanlife is MORE than Skiing Powder took us back into the US where we visited skied at Squaw Valley and Hiked at Lake Tahoe.

Winter Van Life at Revelstoke, British Columbia

Season 1, Episode 6 of Winter #Vanlife is MORE than Skiing Powder took us to Revelstoke BC to ski the 5,000ft vertical this INCREDIBLE mountain has to offer.

Winter Van Life in Lake Louise, Alberta

Season 1, Episode 5 of Winter #Vanlife is MORE than Skiing Powder took us to Lake Louise where we skied beautiful terrain and walked across frozen Lake Louise to frozen waterfalls.

Winter Van Life in Banff, Alberta

Season 1, Episode 4 of Winter #Vanlife is MORE than Skiing Powder took us to Banff to ski at Sunshine Village and Soak up the sights in this beautiful town.

Winter Van Life in Bozeman, Montana

Season 1, Episode 3 of Winter #Vanlife is MORE than Skiing Powder took us to Bozeman where we batted van breakdowns, getting stuck, and awesome skiing at Bridger Bowl

Winter Van Life in Sun Valley, Idaho

Season 1, Episode 8 of Winter #Vanlife is MORE than Skiing Powder took us to

7 Can’t Miss Winter Activities in Jackson Hole

There's more to Jackson Hole Wyoming in the winter than just skiing. Here are a few extra ideas if you decide to take a ‘day off'.

Backcountry Skiing near Park City, Utah

We met up with some of our friends (who just happen to be Backcountry ski guides) for an awesome day of walking uphill and skiing back down. (1st time backcountry skiing!)

Winter Vanlife in Park City, Utah

If you need a day off from skiing in Park City, here are a few suggestions for fun things to do in Park City in the winter:

Surf Trip to the Baja California

This is the story abou the time we took a guided trip down into the Baja California into mexico in search of tacos, surfing, adventure, and tacos.

Why You Should Visit Sequoia National Park in the Fall

Cooler temperatures and fewer crowds. These two reasons and more are why you should visit Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in the Fall.

Beginner Rock Climbing in Joshua Tree

It's easy to get overwhelmed with the amount of climbing available in Joshua Tree. Here are some of our ‘Beginner Friendly' areas:

Top 7 Things to Do when Driving Hwy 1; The Pacific Coast HWY

Sure, hwy 1 has beautiful views… but it's still a LONG road that needs to be broken up. Here are some things to do to get out and stretch your legs.

PCT Days – Pacific Crest Trail Celebration

PCT Days is an awesome event every summer that's a celebration of one of the premiere long hikes in the US. The Pacific Crest Trail.

Cave Hikes at Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho

Craters of the Moon is an out-of-the-way National Monument that has one of the most interesting landscapes in the world. Here are some caves to explore on a day trip:

CamelBak Pursuit Series Review

A summer camp for adults led by pro adventure guides and athletes where you can learn that new activity you've been wanting to try and hone skills on your favorites.

Top 10 Things to do in Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa is a great city with something always going on. Here are 10 ideas for adventure in and around Ottawa.

Eco Hostel in San Juan del Sur Nicaragua – Casa Oro

Walls made from trash and food scraps used to grow more food. This hostel in Nicaragua aims to be a totally closed loop of sustainable business practices:

Mango Rosa Nicaragua Adventure & Surf Resort Review

Finding an ‘Adventure Resort' that can keep up with us is a tall task, but on our visit, we were met with more hiking, surfing, volcano viewing, and cultural submursion than we could ask for.

6 Things To Do in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

San Juan Del Sur in southern Nicaragua is one of our favorite places we've EVER been. Here's a few things to do there that makes this place an explorers dream:

Hotel Camino Real – Best Hotel near the Airport in Managua, Nicaragua

Flying to Nicaragua is typically an all day ordeal. This hotel is directly across the street from the hotel and makes for a great first and last night pit stop before exploring the rest of the country:

An Adventure in Traveling Nicaragua

Nicaragua is filled with adventure. This trip with some friends was one of the best weeks of our lives. This video is the story:

5 Things to Do during 24 Hours in Seattle

Seattle is home to some iconic landmarks. Here are 5 things to do on a short stop-over in Seattle:

Exit Glacier Trail Hiking near Seward, Alaska

Need to see the results of climate change for yourself? Exit Glacier is a great demonstration with year markers noting where the glacier was in past years:

Where to Stay and Things to do near Homer, Alaska

You want to see bald eagles up close? Anchor Point near Homer Alaska is your spot. Here's where to stay (and some other things to do once you get tired of taking pictures of eagles from 10′ away)

6 Things to Do in Whittier Alaska

To get to Whittier Alaska You've got to drive down a one-way road – through a tunnel – straddling the train tracks – because you're sharing the road with a train:

Kayaking in Portage Lake to Portage Glacier in Alaska

We kayaked across an ice cold lake to a glacier, back across the lake and down a river, then rode our bikes back to the lake. Oh, the things that can be done with 24hrs of daylight in Alaska:

Hiking to the Winner Creek Trail Hand Tram in Girdwood, Alaska

A hiking trail that features a hand powered tram suspended across a raging Alaskan river. This is one of our favorite hikes:

2 Day Itinerary With RV Camping in Denali National Park

Denali national park is rugged and HUGE. Two days doesn't do it justice but here are a few things to do to get the most bang for your time on a quick trip into Denali National park:

Kayaking Lake Mcdonald & Mcdonald Creek in Glacier National Park, Montana

One of our FAVORITE Adventures: Kayaking in Glacier National Park in the crystal clear Mcdonald Lake, down Mcdonald creek to the Flathead river then bike shuttling back to the lake:

Hiking to Lone Star Geyser in Yellowstone National Park

Old Faithful was crowded and featured a boardwalk and a fence making it seem more like a man-made water fountain than a natural geyser. Here is a better alternative:

Things to See in Yellowstone National Park in One Day

We only had one day to spend in Yellowstone National Park. Here are some of the hot spots (geo-thermal joke) to see when time is valuable:

7-10 Day Southern Utah National Park Road Trip Itinerary

This road trip Itenerary through southern Utah includes 5 National Parks, free camp sites, supply refill points, and adventure ideas. This one one of our favorites:

Hiking Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park: Things to Know

Angles Landing in Zion National Park is the most popular hike in the park. Dealing with an over-crowded trail was scarier than the 1,000+ foot sheer drop on each side:

Hiking Fairyland Loop in Bryce Canyon National Park

This is a necessary hike if you are going to Bryce Canyon. It's a longer, more challenging hike which means it's less crowded, but it accesses some of the best scenery in the park:

Hiking Cottonwood Narrows near Cannonville Utah

Cottonwood Narrows is a good hike for someone who wants to see slot canyons but may be a bit claustrophobic as these sandstone canyons are a bit wider.

Hiking the Peek a Boo and Spooky Gulch Slot Canyons near Escalante Utah

Hiking Peekaboo and Spooky Slot canyons is one of our favorite hikes ever. Deep in Southern Utah, this loop hike is a must-do:

Hiking the Grand Wash Trail in Capitol Reef National Park

Grand Wash is a good hike for someone who wants to see slot canyons but may be a bit claustrophobic as these sandstone canyons are a bit wider.

Beginner Rock Climbing in Moab Utah

There is so much rock climbing in Moab that it can be pretty overwhelming. Here is a beginner friendly area for rock climbing in Moab:

Where to See Dinosaur Fossils in Moab Utah

*Peddle, peddle, peddle* …”Hey, are those Dinosaur Fossils”? That's a normal thing in Moab Utah:

Best Beginner Mountain Biking in Moab

There is so much mountain biking in Moab that it can be pretty overwhelming. Here is a beginner friendly trail away from the crowds on the more popular trails.

Hiking to Corona Arch in Moab Utah

Corona Arch. All of the arch, less of a crowd. This arch is not inside Arches National Park so you won't need a parks pass either:

Things to See in 1 Day in Washington, DC

Washington DC is a deceptively big place where we ended up walking nearly 20 miles to see everything we wanted to see. Here were our favorite things we saw:

Snowmobiling in Grand Lake Colorado

There's plenty of snow in Grand Lake colorado, but no ski resorts. This makes it a PRIME destination to rent snomobiles for a good day of going off into deep snow, getting terribly stuck, and getting help from a half dozen icelandic guys (PLOT TWIST!!)

Backpacking Eagle Rock Loop in the Ouachita National Forest, Arkansas

This was our very first overnight backpacking trip. It's an awesome 27ish mile loop trail through the Ouachita Mountains:

Camping at Cathedral Lake near Aspen, Colorado

Cathedral Lake is a lake above treeline outside of Aspen Colorado that features a beautiful lake in a meadow of wildflowers below towering spires:

Snowmobiling in Grand Lake Colorado

There's plenty of snow in Grand Lake colorado, but no ski resorts. This makes it a PRIME destination to rent snomobiles for a good day of going off into deep snow, getting terribly stuck, and getting help from a half dozen icelandic guys (PLOT TWIST!!)

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Snowmobiling in Grand Lake Colorado

There's plenty of snow in Grand Lake colorado, but no ski resorts. This makes it a PRIME destination to rent snomobiles for a good day of going off into deep snow, getting terribly stuck, and getting help from a half dozen icelandic guys (PLOT TWIST!!)

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