By: Jessica Baker
Experience the Splendors of Northern Utah
Utah is known for its natural beauty and wealth of available camping experiences. More often than not, people think of Southern Utah as being the ultimate place to camp, with all of its red rock splendor; however, there are many pristine and gorgeous areas in Northern Utah that are amazingly beautiful and most are easily accessible. So, if you are looking for a new and wonderful place to camp and explore, check out these three Northern Utah camping destinations.
Explore the Vast Uinta Mountains
The Uinta Mountains, located in northeastern Utah, is a high mountain area popular for its fishing, hiking, horse packing and more. When you go camping in the high Uintas, you’ll be surrounded by towering pine trees and scenic meadow basins. There are also more than 1,000 natural lakes found in the Uintas, with more than half of those Continue reading
By: Esteban Obregon
**Photo Courtesy of www.redwoodsinyosemite.com
Five Spectacular Things to Do in Yosemite
Are you looking for a new adventure for your family during spring break? Travel to Yosemite National Park and take in all of the must-see sights — from the Giant Sequoia trees to the majestic waterfalls, and so much more.
While there are endless things to do and see during a trip to Yosemite, you should consider these five popular activities and sights that will make your trip even more memorable. You should also consider staying in one of the amazing cabins in Yosemite National Park that are nestled right in the right of the surrounding landscape.
Hike to a Stunning Waterfall Continue reading
Looking out my window this morning, I see gray clouds and a wintery-looking Phoenix.
One might think that on a day like today, a Phoenix hiker would be dying to hit the trails. It’s better to hike in the cool weather, right?
This hiker prefers hiking in the summer.
Yeah, I said it.
I’d much rather trek through the baked dirt in the disgustingly hot evenings wearing practically nothing and sweating like a maniac than hike in the cold — bundled up and clammy with snot dripping from my freezing nose.
Wow. Hiking is not very attractive.
Anyway, as a hater of the chilly outdoors, I’ve come up with a list of tips/gripes to make winter hiking tolerable: Continue reading
This camping trip was a graduation gift for our oldest son, Devin, who just joined the US Navy. He chose the trip to a beautiful area called Modoc on Lake Thurmond in South Carolina. Devin is just like his father and loves nothing more than to be outdoors. I can’t argue with them and prefer it myself! Most of our meals are served on the deck, or on the patio, and we love grilling and picnics! Continue reading
I got lost in photos on this blog- Peace In A Tin Can! My intention was to share a story from Kiki’s blog but instead I wanted to share just a peak of her beautiful pictures! Now its up to you to read about her adventures! Thanks for sharing Kiki! Continue reading
For Hike Number 22, I drove to San Mateo County, just north of Santa Clara County, in Northern California. An easy drive up the 280 Freeway, very quick exit onto CA 92, and then a windy, foggy drive on Skyline Boulevard took me to Purisima Creek Redwoods OSP. Continue reading