I just got back from a four day, three night backpacking trip in the Grand Canyon on the Tonto Trail from the Bright Angel trailhead to the Hermit trailhead. For those of you with an itch to do the Grand Canyon, I’m going to detail for you a perfect, must-do moderate 4 day, 3 night itinerary. Pictures of this Grand Canyon trek will not do it justice.
It seems our imagination is limitless on what we can dream up and push ourselves to do for the sake of adventure. But sometimes, we need some inspiration…
Need last minute Christmas inspiration? Here’s how to find that perfect gift, for that special someone, that they’re sure to remember for a lifetime.
Your hiking boots can be your best friend (or your worst enemy). You don’t need to suffer like these poor feet pictured. Learn tips for selecting boots, tips for treating blisters on the trail, and how a little advanced planning can turn your boots into your best friend.
Preparing for a long run can be a lot like preparing for a long backpacking trek – no matter how much prep or training you do, your body will adjust on the trail – you’re never quite ready until you’re ready. Glean some insight about training for long treks from today’s post.
People often ask us “What kind of food should we pack for our trek?” If your only instinct is to think of something light weight, high calorie, and easy to pack, you’re missing something big.
Want to do an epic high Sierra trek but don’t have three weeks of vacation time to spend on the John Muir Trail? This book could be your answer. It contains everything you need to know to prepare, plan and execute an incredible trans-Sierra trek to Whitney.
Its important to do your homework before venturing out into the Sierra on a multi-day trek, especially when it comes to gear. Here is a quick video we shot while camping on the side of Mt. Whitney during one of our Trans-Sierra treks where we lay out our gear, piece by piece.
There is a nifty little site called the Sierra Nevada Geotourism MapGuide that is a great resource for finding new and interesting activities in the Sierra, no matter where you go. Whether you’re headed up on a day trip driving through the foothills, or an over night trip, or even out into the back country,…