Abyss Lake Trail in Colorado – Backpacking Guide

Abyss Lake is a stunningly beautiful blue Colorado body of water sitting in the alpine bowl below two of the state’s highest peaks, Mount Bierstadt (14,065′) and Mount Evans (14,265′). The jagged 13,842′ Mount Spalding closes off the bowl and completes the alpine scene in a way that steels the show. Abyss Lake is found…

Theodore Roosevelt National Park – Top 10 Must-See and Do

In the history of the United States, there are few people who have done more to conserve our natural landscapes and wildlife than Theodore Roosevelt. According to the park’s service, while president, Roosevelt established 150 national forests, 51 federal bird reserves and 4 national game preserves (Both are today knowns as National Wildlife Refuges), 5…

Upper Diamond Lake Trail Guide – Indian Peaks Wilderness

Colorado’s Indian Peaks Wilderness is home to one of our favorite backpacking trips the Pawnee – Buchanan Loop. Because of this, we have been eager to return and explore more of the area. Diamond Lake is located in the heart of the wilderness area and is widely regarded as one of the best day hikes…

Mount Massive Loop in Colorado – Trail Guide

At only eighteen feet shy of being the tallest peak in Colorado, hiking the Mount Massive Loop can seem like a gargantuan undertaking. While its neighbor Mount Elbert (14,439′) is officially the highest mountain in Colorado it is a singular peak rising above the terrain. Mount Massive on the other hand has five summits all…

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…

Devils Tower Guide – Top 6 Must See and Do

Devils Tower National Monument is a strange, almost otherworldly place. It rises above the ocean of prairie grass in northeastern Wyoming like a lone sentinel. This formation is so unique that it is revered as a holy place by many Native American tribes. It also holds the title of the world’s first National Monument which…