Exploring the Teton Crest Trail – Day 3

Our third morning on the Teton Crest Trail in Wyoming started with the sunrise at our campsite on Sunset Lake. We weren’t in a huge hurry and took our time striking our campsite. This day was scheduled to be one of our easiest days with about 4 miles total on the TCT with an added…

Backpacking the Teton Crest Trail – Day 2

Our Second Day of Backpacking the Teton Crest Trail started early and was long. We traveled over 13 miles by our GPS tracker’s data. The journey started at our campsite at Moose Creek (which is where our first day had ended) and took us into the National Park, by Marion Lake, over Fox Pass, Mt….

Backpacking via the Phillip’s Pass – TCT Day 1

The Grand Teton Crest Trail is widely considered one of the best backpacking trips in the United States. It has been on my to-do list for over a decade. I had a friend who raved about how amazing it was in 2006. In the years that have passed, Jennifer and I have visited Grand Teton…

Teton Crest Trail Guide – Phillip’s Pass to String Lake

The Teton Mountain Range contains some of the most beautiful terrains in North America and the best way to see it all is by hiking across the Teton Crest Trail. The forty-mile-plus journey officially starts at Phillip’s Pass 5-miles to the south of Grand Teton National Park. In order to hike the entire trail backpackers…

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…

Kain Hut Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#1 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Kain Hut Trail w/ Applebee Dome Location: Bugaboo Provincial Park  Trailhead: Kain Hut Parking Lot Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Strenuous to Extreme Total Distance: 7.6 miles (to the small lake just beyond Applebee Dome and back) Conrad Kain Hut is 6 miles total Trailhead Elevation: 5,000′ Total Elevation Gain: 3,362′…