Best Hike in Devils Tower National Monument

The best hike in Devils Tower National Monument is a double loop that encompasses all the park’s trails. From this epic 8-mile journey, you can see the giant monolith, which is the World’s first National Monument and a holy site to Native Americans, from every angle. Along the way, you will most likely catch glimpses…

Hiking White Butte – Summiting the Highest Peak in North Dakota

Hiking White Butte in the southwestern corner of North Dakota is unlike any other lofty peak we have thus far summited. It is a moderately easy hike, achievable by almost every skill level. The journey starts with a drive across the great wide-open plains of North Dakota with very few landmasses or even manmade objects…

Hiking the Black Elk Peak Loop Guide – Summiting South Dakota

Hiking the Black Elk Peak Loop not only takes you to the very top of South Dakota but it is the highest peak found between the Rocky Mountains and the Pyrenees Range in Europe. That is about 1/4th of the circumference of the globe with no elevation that rises higher than the 7,242′ high Black…

Hiking Natural Bridges National Monument

Natural Bridges National Monument has a scenic drive that allows for some aerial views of some of the largest natural bridges in the world. But to really experience these massive rock formations you will need to venture into the remote desert canyons. Visitors are able to hike directly underneath all the natural bridges but the…

Hiking Pinnacles National Park

The only way to fully experience this ancient volcanic landscape is by hiking Pinnacles National Park. While the park’s official hiking map lists 13 hiking trails I would say that they can be boiled down to four loops and one out-n-back trail. I refer to these five hiking trails as the small loop, the medium…

Hiking Bugaboo Provincial Park Guide

Jennifer and I have hiked all over the world, but hiking Bugaboo Provincial Park felt very much out of our element. I have spent a little time rock climbing in Colorado but people from all over the world travel to this remote park for the sole purpose of taking on its jagged climbing routes. We…