Pine Creek Lake Trail in Montana – Hiking Guide

Hiking the Pine Creek Lake Trail in Montana is a journey into a rugged yet beautiful wilderness. The name doesn’t do this adventure justice. As you walk, the path follows the flow of the pine-laden creek while the destination is a set of gorgeous alpine lakes. The surprisingly large Pine Creek Lake sits in a…

Rafting the Gates of Lodore with Dinosaur River Expeditions

Have you ever dreamed of following in the footsteps of John Wesley Powell and setting off in a raft to explore the great American canyons of the southwest? Well, today, that opportunity presents itself all over Utah. Powell started by floating down the Green River so why not do the same? The stretch that flows…

Hiking the Yellowstone River Trail

When you think Yellowstone National Park, you probably immediately envision geyser basins, and herds of bison. While there is nothing wrong with that there is so much more to this amazing, massive park. Hiking the Yellowstone River Trail as it flows from Tower Junction out of the northwest corner of the park is a great…

Backpacking the Black Canyon of the Yellowstone – Complete Guide

Yellowstone National Park is iconic with a landscape that inspired and birthed the very idea of national public lands. It is the first National Park created in the world and is home to countless wonders of nature. It has massive waterfalls, deep canyons, beautiful lakes, an abundance of wild creatures, and of course the world-famous…

Backpacking Olympic National Park – Top 7 Trails

Olympic National Park is a diverse wonderland of mountain peaks, rainforests, and ocean vistas. There are many great day hikes and other adventures to be had when visiting this national treasure. However, some trails need more time to be fully explored. There are trails in Olympic National Park that journey deep into the rugged backcountry…

Backpacking the Skyline Trail – Jasper National Park – Part 2

Our third day of backpacking the Skyline Trail started off with more rain and overcast skies. The Skyline is a very popular backpacking route and as such the campsites need to be reserved over half-a-year in advance. It is impossible to aim for the best weather. You have to take what the day provides when…