September 4-5, 2020 It’s the tallest mountain in Arizona. And it’s volcanic (No, not active!). Well, every mountain around Flagstaff is volcanic in origin. In fact, I think Flagstaff is home to all five different types of volcanoes. The area is peppered with hundreds of cinder cones, but Humphreys Peak dominates the horizon in an… Continue reading Trip Report – Hammock Camping on Humphreys Peak
September 14–18, 2019 The best remedy I can think of for getting past the emotion of dropping off your oldest child to college is heading into the woods. Thankfully for us, the Grand Tetons were a short drive away from BYU-I, and it was just the prescription we needed. We’ve driven through the Grand Tetons… Continue reading Trip Report – Hammocks in the Grand Tetons
This past summer my family hosted a reunion at the famed IPP Community Center in Delta, Utah. Yes, it’s in the middle of nowhere and it seems like a crazy place to have a reunion, but the facility is pretty amazing and the price is reasonable (untouchable), especially if you’ve got a big family.
My son and I decided to do a quick “bonding” trip and explore a new trail for us — Kendrick Peak Trail #22 — but we encountered all kinds of trouble, not the least of which was leaving some essential gear behind.
A trip report by Kyle Albinus on a sub-24-hour (S24O) trip into the Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve in Florida, showing how he set up a Byer of Maine Moskito hammock on the ground (gasp!)
Situated in the warm Free State Province, the Golden Gate Highlands National Park is a great tourist attraction. It is close to the Lesotho border and features a wide array of different animal and wildlife. I had the opportunity to visit the Park after its amalgamation with the Qwa-Qwa National Park and see the full 130 square miles.
I was invited to do a quick overnight kayaking trip on Apache Lake in Arizona in January. Coined a “cold weather” event for those coming up from Phoenix, for me, it would be a rather warm destination as I was traveling south from Flagstaff. Apache Lake is a man-made reservoir created in 1927 to help… Continue reading Trip Report: Kayaking on Apache Lake, Arizona
Trip Report: Hanging in Tropical Philippines Guest post by Warren Kuhn The Philippines is a great camping destination. With 7,107 islands, it’s very diverse in natural destinations. You can go from the beach to a tropical forest or a mountaintop in a matter of minutes or few hours. However, my visits were mostly to the… Continue reading Trip Report: Hanging in Tropical Philippines