• Backpacking in the Desert Southwest

    Backpacking the Desert in the Winter Explore the Superstition Mountains Desert backpacking has been a winter activity of choice for outdoor enthusiasts for decades, with destinations like Canyonlands, Joshua Tree, Grand Canyon, and Escalante National Monument coming to mind. All of these desert regions provide different options for winter backpacking trips and are great destinations […]

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  • Hiking Trips to Havasu Falls

    Hiking & Backpacking to Havasu Falls You’ve seen it on Instagram, Pinterest, and heard about your friend’s incredible backpacking trip to see the blue-green water of Havasu Creek. Havasu Falls is one virally famous and incredibly difficult to get to. These beautiful waterfalls are at the bottom of the Grand Canyon in Arizona and require […]

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  • Explore Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve

    The McDowell Sonoran Preserve & Its Best Trails The McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale, Arizona is a unique slice of untainted open desert. The preserve is home to diverse desert flora and fauna, sweeping views of the surrounding landscape, and hundreds of miles of multi-use trails popular with Arizona’s mountain bikers, hikers, trail-runners, and horseback riders. The McDowell […]

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  • Slot Canyon Tips

    3 TIPS FOR EXPLORING UTAH’S SLOT CANYONS The canyon country of Southern Utah has become a world-renowned destination for avid adventurers. Until recently, many of these public lands were little explored but the increasing popularity of hiking, backpacking, and canyoneering has popularized many previously-unknown canyon routes. There are still many places to find solitude and explore slot canyons without […]

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  • Get your Feet wet with class I rafting

    5 reasons to go Class I rafting in Arizona Class I rafting on the Salt River outside Phoenix is a remarkable way to see the destinations most hidden treasures. Although it doesn’t provide the thrills of whitewater, flatwater rafting offers a great introduction to rafting on a scenic and relaxing desert oasis. In Arizona, the […]

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  • What is a guided trip?

    The Ultimate Guide To Going Guided What is a guided trip? In the simplest sense, you can consider any event as “guided” if there is a knowledgeable person leading the group. This might include a guided walking tour of a major city such as San Francisco, or a guided sightseeing bike ride through Washington, D.C. […]

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  • Plan an outdoor-focused vacation for your family

    Put a little Adventure in your family vacation Everyday family life provides a unique set of struggles. Dealing with your own needs along with the daily needs of your active and adventurous children can feel like you are juggling a thousand things at once. You deserve a vacation. But the thought of finding a fun […]

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  • Four Can’t Miss Hikes In Zion National Park

    Four Hikes You Can’t Miss at Zion National Park Zion National Park’s towering red rock canyons are filled with abundant hiking options, but there are select few that are considered quintessential hikes you can’t miss in Zion. From shady riverbanks to high overlooks, these four trails travel through the best places for hikers to visit in Zion.   The […]

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  • Hiking The Trail To Havasupai

    Hiking The Trail To Havasupai When you see a photo of a beautiful outdoor location, do you feel overcome by an insatiable wanderlust? Are you forever in search of your next adventure? The hike to Havasupai is an essential for your wandering soul! Havasupai is a breathtaking tropical paradise hidden in the most unexpected place: the […]

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  • Planning a Hiking Trip to Bryce National Park

    Planning Your Hiking Trip to Bryce Planning a hiking trip to Bryce National Park can be something of a difficult task because it is farther from major airports than its flashy neighbor, Zion. Because of this, Bryce Canyon is less traveled but no less spectacular, making it the perfect destination for adventurous travelers.  The park […]

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