Hiking Notch Mountain in the Holy Cross Wilderness, Colorado

This easily became one of my favorite hikes I did while spending some time in Colorado. I had heard of the Mount of the Holy Cross from one of my favorite skiers, Cody Townsend, who had skied the Holy Cross couloir a couple years back. Since then, I poured over beta on how best to hike this mountain, and also bag my first 14er. When it was all said and done, I never ended up hiking up the Holy Cross. Instead, I opted for Notch Mountain, which lies directly across from the Mount of the Holy Cross, and gives a spectacular vantage point of the mountain.

Zion National Park, Zion Canyon: What You Need To Know Before Visiting!

Zion National Park is one of the most gorgeous parks in the National Parks System. The park lives up to its name, with towering cliffs overhead wherever you go. Trees and plants grow straight out of the rocks, and sweeping views of the canyon are abundant at every point in the scenic drive. There's birds … Continue reading Zion National Park, Zion Canyon: What You Need To Know Before Visiting!

A Trip to Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe overlook on U.S. Highway 51, Nevada I finally got to Tahoe! It's been a long time coming for sure, but I finally made the trip out here in early March to gorgeous Lake Tahoe in Nevada and California. It sure was a beautiful sight to see, coming over the mountain pass through the … Continue reading A Trip to Lake Tahoe

Bryce Canyon National Park | Rim Trail Guide | All You Need To Know!

Bryce Canyon National Park Rim Trail Guide. Everything you need to know about this beautiful trail, including mileage, elevation gain, and best times to visit.

Valley of Fire State Park | Nevada + Bureau of Land Management

Yeah, so things don't always go as planned, do they? So, my grand plan to head on down to Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada didn't exactly go as well as planned. Besides getting a late start leaving Utah, I had forgotten how early the sun sets now that it's late November. Yeah, in … Continue reading Valley of Fire State Park | Nevada + Bureau of Land Management