What’s the most difficult day hike we’ve ever done? Without question it was climbing to the top of Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in WA state.
It’s time for our monthly mailbag episode again, where we answer questions about national parks and other public lands, as well as gear, camping and a broad range of travel-related topics.
What’s in your backpack? To prevent emergencies from happening while you’re hiking, and to deal with any that might arise, it’s important to include items from the Ten Essentials list.
Alaska’s eight national parks contain some of the most spectacular wilderness areas in the NPS system, but two of them, Gates of the Arctic and Kobuk Valley, consist of nothing but millions of acres of wilderness.
One of the most beautiful state parks in the country, Utah’s Dead Horse Point State Park, offers jaw-dropping views and incredible hiking trails.
It’s time for our monthly mailbag episode again, where we answer questions about national parks and other public lands, gear, camping and a broad range of travel-related topics.
New Mexico has so many natural and historical wonders you’ll have to visit several times to see them all.
When we set out to visit all of the national parks, we drove past countless national monuments on our quest to check all the parks off our bucket list.
Who hasn’t dreamed of seeing the tallest peak in North America close up? Denali, at 20,308 feet in elevation, and its namesake national park are breathtaking to behold.
Our first all-mailbag episode. Thank you for all the questions and comments you’ve sent to us about our podcast.
In this episode we take you with us on a journey to six of our favorite state parks as we talk about what makes each of these parks unique and why we think they’re astounding.
Saddle up, partner! Apologies for the corny opening, but—spoiler alert—more horse-related puns are awaiting you in this episode.
Taking a wish out of Karen’s bucket, in 2016 we braved the hike down into the Grand Canyon to Havasu Falls with our friends John and Lolly.
In this episode we talk about some of our favorite hikes in the national parks.
Despite its not-so-enticing name, Death Valley National Park is one of our favorite destinations, especially in the winter months.
In this end-of-the-year episode, we talk about many of the topics listeners have suggested to us that aren’t long enough for a full episode.
Little did we know when we cavalierly made the announcement ten years ago that we were going to visit every U.S. national park that we had just signed up for a trip to the Southern Hemisphere.
In this second part of our mini-series about floating the Colorado River in a small wooden dory boat, we share stories from our second trip through the entire length of the Grand Canyon.
For years we’d ask people who’d traveled the world, “What’s the best outdoor adventure trip you’ve ever taken?” To our surprise, the same answer came up time after time: floating the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.
No state in the Union has more public space than Alaska; nearly 90% of the land is owned by the state or federal government. Lake Clark National Park, about 120 miles southwest of Anchorage, is one of the most remote.
The holidays are fast approaching, and if you have trouble finding the perfect gift for the outdoor enthusiast on your list,
Brilliant, breathtaking, and magnificent are just some of the words we would use to describe the scenic drives we discuss in this episode.
Featuring a park in our home state of Washington on this episode, we discuss some of the highlights and must-sees at Olympic National Park.
While visiting Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks in the winter can feel like stepping into a Christmas card photo, staying in a nearby Forest Service cabin with no electricity or indoor plumbing isn’t always so picture perfect.