The Mist Trail: Hike Through Yosemite’s Iconic Waterfalls

The Mist Trail Distance: 3 miles to Vernal Falls (round trip), 7 miles to Nevada Falls (round trip). Elevation: 4000 feet @ trailhead, 1000 feet to Vernal Falls, 1900 feet to Nevada Falls When to Hike: Mid-April thru Mid-July; You want to catch the peak runoff flow from the mountains into the valley to get … Read more

New Travel VLOG Episode: Moab Madness

The newest episode of our Travel VLOG series is live on our YouTube Channel! In this episode, we travel to Moab, Utah and explore Canyonlands and Arches National Park as well as area mountain biking and hiking. Thank you to everyone that subscribes and follows our adventures, it means a lot to us. Enjoy!

A Different Kind of Adventuring: Volunteering at Overland Expo West

We had just walked out of the Grand Canyon after a 5-day backpacking trip through some of the most beautiful canyon-country in the world. Surely, whatever activity we picked to occupy our time in Flagstaff following the bucket-list hike of a lifetime would be a dud, right? Wrong. Overland Expo West would prove to be … Read more

Top 5 Things to See and Do in Southern Utah

Utah is beautiful, mystifying, and captivating. These are our top-5 stops in Southern Utah. These might not be the most popular, but they are unique, creative, and rewarding experiences for the traveler that is looking to beat the crowds and still see amazing things.

Leprechaun Canyon-Hanksville, UT
  1. Explore the Irish Slot Canyons

Utah is synonymous with canyoneering. Spend some time exploring the labyrinth of slot canyons along the highway near Hanksville, UT( Mile Marker 80.5 ish). You will be rewarded with amazing views, challenging climbs, and amazing solitude.


 

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument- Escalante, UT
  1. Backpack in the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

Explorers that venture down Hole-in-the-Rock Road near Escalante, UT will be rewarded with nearly endless trails and awesome scenery. The overnighter that we chose followed Harris Wash to the Escalante River and back. We had the trail mostly to ourselves and got to hike in some of the most remote and scenic areas of the Monument.


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Every Once and a While, Do the Touristy Stuff!

Rachael and I are not very touristy people. We like to camp in the National Forest with few neighbors and even fewer utilities; this article is being written in a National Forest coincidently enough. We bike or drive into the National Parks before day-break so we can skip the crowds and still see the cool … Read more

FREE Camping in Southern Utah

Southern Utah Free Camping   Mexican Hat BLM GPS: 37.172547, -109.847076 If you are leaving Moab, UT and looking for something fun and interesting to see in Southeast Utah, check out Mexican Hat, UT. Mexican Hat is named as such for the rock formation that hangs over the San Juan River near the Arizona border. … Read more

Our bus broke…Maintenance Monday Repair YouTube Video

We only made it a couple of states from home when we ran into a problem. The drawers that I built for the garage area are fine, but the sliders that I used are not quite strong enough for all of our gear. In this episode, we pull over in the National Forest near Durango, … Read more

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