Category: Backcountry

An adventurer’s classic adage of “What’s Next?” and it’s origin.

Written by Jared Heath

I have a vivid memory from my first road trip of staring down into a Colorado Canyon in the middle of a moonlit night.  Much to the dismay of my parents, I hit the road just before Christmas, a few months after a surprise graduation from my unconventional college experience.

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A first hike (ever!) in the Canadian Rockies. Bumps, bruises, lessons learned & a few epic photos for proof.

Written by: Jolena Hove I’m 30 and went on my first hike 3 years ago. A friend invited me to hike Allstones Creek in Nordegg, Alberta. Not knowing what to expect; I packed a lunch and some Nikes, picked up my friend from Edmonton and…

Risk managers: Taking calculated risks to live a life of adventure. Written by MK McDonald

Mountains inspire opposing feelings. Feelings of being tall and small simultaneously.

October in Colorado!

Squeezing as much as we can in our long weekend in Colorado.

Making backpacking fun for toddlers!

Some people find backpacking gear a logistical nightmare. When you first start backpacking you try to pack for unexpected weather, and every situations under the sun or storm clouds. After backpacking for a few years you begin to trim down the gear you thought you…

Preparing for the trek up Mt. Whitney

I have been backpacking on and off for over 15 years. Throughout college, it was something we did occasionally but it was when I finished college and started working full time that the trail really began calling me. Backpacking was always my thing and…