Breanne McNittExplorer

  • Backpack the Cabin Loop Trail

    People think Arizona is all just desert, but this hike will show you otherwise.  Up on the Mogollon Rim, this trail takes you past old cabins, through lush forest, and near many creeks.Day 1:  (10 miles) Drive on Rim Road to the General Springs Tr...

    19 miles

  • Hike the Hieroglyphic Trail

    This hike is a great beginner hike for those who want to experience the beauty of the Superstitions. I suggest going early in the morning because this trail gets very crowded later in the day (especially on weekends).To get to the trailhead from U...

    3 miles 500 ft gain

  • Snowshoe at the Arizona Nordic Village

    To get to the Nordic Village from Flagstaff, just take the 180 North until you see the signs for the Nordic Village (on your right).Once at the Nordic Village, go inside the entrance building to buy your day pass ($10 for a snowshoeing day pass) a...

    2.5 miles

  • Hike the Window Arch Loop

    To get to the trailhead: After entering the park, keep driving along the main road until you see signs for The Windows Area (just past the Balanced Rock and a little over 9 miles from the Visitor Center).  Follow this road until it ends in a parki...

    1.2 miles

  • Hike to Peak 5057 via Hieroglyphic Trail

    To get to the trailhead from US60, turn north onto Kings Ranch Road where you will begin the winding path through the neighborhoods.  From Kings Ranch Road, turn east on Baseline Ave, north on Mohican Road, west on Valley View Drive, north on Whit...

    8 miles 3000 ft gain

  • Backpack the Little Five & Big Five Lakes Loop

    Day 1: A long, rewarding day. Over the course of 11.5 miles you will complete around 10,000ft of elevation change.  To start, park the car at the Sawtooth-Monarch Trailhead (7500ft) and begin on the trail, immediately ascending to Timber Gap (9500...

    26.5 miles 10000 ft gain

  • Hike Clouds Rest to Half Dome

    Because this is not a loop, you will need to figure out a shuttle situation.  There are two options for this:1. Drive your car to the Tenaya Lake Trail Head, and leave it parked there.  Once you reach the Valley you will be car-less, but then the ...

    21 miles 4000 ft gain

  • Hike the Ypsilon Lake Trail

    To get to the trailhead, enter Rocky Mountain National Park on the 36.  Keep right at the fork with the 34 and then you'll take your next left and the parking for the trailhead is the first parking area on your right.  There is an outhouse at the ...

    9 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Hike Picketpost Mountain

    From the parking lot you will start out on the Arizona Trail until you reach the turn off to begin your accent up the mountain.  This part of the trail isn't well maintained, and is a scramble, so be ready to use those hands.  The trail is marked ...

    4.4 miles 2200 ft gain

  • Backpack the Bluff Springs Loop

    From the Peralta Trailhead, start hiking on Bluff Springs Trail.  This trail will wind over a few hills past incredible views, and then take you down into a wash.In the wash you will intersect with the Terrapin Trail.  Turn left onto the Terrapin ...

    15 miles 600 ft gain

  • Ride the Peak to Peak Gondola

    From Whistler Village, purchase your Peak to Peak ticket at the main ticket booth (where you can also purchase ski passes and such).  This ticket is good for one ride up the mountain, but then you can stay up there as long as you'd like.Once you h...

  • Backpack Yosemite's South Rim

    Step 1: Get Wilderness Permit from the Wilderness Office the day before! Permits are free and required. This trail is a Point-to-Point trail so make sure you have a shuttle situation figured out (or you can always hitch hike).  The best option is ...

    18 miles 2800 ft gain

  • Watch the Sunset in El Capitan Meadow

    After entering the park, keep driving the loop until you get onto Northside Drive, and then park once you are right below El Capitan (the 3,000ft granite monolith that is very hard to miss).Once you've parked, grab a blanket, snacks, and a beverag...

  • Climb the Praying Monk

    Park at the Echo Canyon Parking Area.From the trailhead, hike up Echo trail until your reach the saddle.  At the saddle, you will turn south and start taking the climbers trail to the headwall, which is just past the sign that says "caution, activ...

    0.5 miles

  • Hike to Fremont Saddle

    After taking Peralta Road all the way to the end, park your car in the parking lot and you'll see the sign for the trail head. Sign in at the register and then begin our hike on Peralta Trail.This trail winds through the canyon and then takes you ...

    6 miles 500 ft gain

  • Sunrise Hike at Phu Chi Fa

    This adventure makes a great pair with Doi Pha Tang. Having your own mode of transportation is the best option, but there are options for a van from Chiang Rai and then songthaews from the main town area.  As far as accommodations go, you can eith...

    2 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike the Dutchman's Second Canyon Loop

    To get to the trail head, drive past Lost Dutchman State Park on the 88 and then take the dirt road (on your right) with arrows leading you to First Water Trail Head.  There is an outhouse at the trailhead, so I suggest visiting it before you begi...

    16 miles

  • Snowshoe to Snow Creek

    Take the Valley shuttle to Mirror Lake Trailhead where you will begin your hike.After a flat 2 miles, you will begin the steep three miles up to snow creek as you take one switch back after the next.  This steep climb will reward you with beautifu...

    10 miles 2700 ft gain

  • Kayak to Lady Bowen Falls in Milford Sound

    There are multiple options for getting to Milford Sound.  If you have a car and can drive, then just take the Milford Sound Highway from Te Anau, and once you get to the end of the road and see all the big boats, just park your car and get ready f...

  • Hike to Khun Korn Waterfall

    To get to the trail from Chiang Rai, head south on the 1 out of downtown Chiang Rai. At the White Temple, turn right onto the 1208.  Continue following the 1208 until it veers left and turns into the 1384.  The parking area is at the end of this r...

    1.9 miles

  • Catch the Sunset at Doi Pha Tang

    The best way to experience Doi Pha Tang (a great paired adventure with Phu Chi Fa) is with your own transportation (either a car or motorbike).  It allows you to experience the area on your own schedule leaving plenty of time for relaxing as you t...

    1 miles 500 ft gain

  • Photograph the Royal Twin Pagodas

    The pagodas are located inside Doi Inthanon National Park and are a must see as part of your day in the national park.  You can combine them with Hike to Waterfalls in Doi Inthanon National Park for a perfect full day.  To get to them, drive south...

  • Explore the Tiger Cave Temple

    From Krabi Town, take a taxi (or motorbike) to the Tiger Cave Temple parking area.  We hired a taxi and for 100baht round trip he took us there, waited while we explored, and then drove us back. Make sure to wear appropriate clothing as well.  Thi...

    1 miles 800 ft gain

  • Snowshoe the Rainbow Lake Loop

    In Whistler Village, stop by the information booth and get one of the maps that has the mountain bike paths on it. This will be your map of all the different snowshoeing options in the area, and any of the trails are sure to take you on a fun adve...

    6 miles 400 ft gain

  • Watch the Sunset from Echo Rock

    Park your car at the Echo Rock Parking Area.  The trail starts next to the outhouse and heads north.  As you walk through the sand, there is a large rock pile to your right, the top of that is your destination.  Continue walking until you've reach...

    0.5 miles 200 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Longmire Lookout

    Starting at the Longmire Trailhead, cross the road and begin snowshoeing counter-clockwise on the Trail of Shadows.  This first 0.5 miles begins the hike as a nice warm up where you can make sure your snowshoes are adjusted properly and stop from ...

    4.1 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike Mae Sa Waterfall

    To get there take the 107 north out of Chiang Mai until you get to the left turn onto 1096 (there are signs for Mae Sa Waterfall at the junction as well).  Continue on 1096 until you see the left hand turn into Doi Suthep National Park and the ent...

    1.9 miles

  • Hike to Mae Yen Waterfall

    The trail is best reached via Motorbike from downtown Pai.  The trailhead is located just 3km north east of downtown.  You will follow the road until it turns into dirt, and then continue on this dirt path until you reach a parking area right next...

    9 miles

  • Hike to Waterfalls in Doi Inthanon National Park

    To get to Doi Inthanon National Park drive south from Chiang Mai on the 108.  I suggest leaving Chiang Mai around 6am because this will allow you to beat the crowds and finish off the day before dark.  Continue on this road for about 55km- until y...

    2 miles

  • Hike to John-Suwan Viewpoint

    This trail is located on the south of Koh Tao.  You will want to head to the Freedom Beach Resort parking area.  It is located down a hill with clear signs.  I parked my motorbike at the top of the hill and then walked down.  Across from the resor...

    0.6 miles

  • Explore Doi Inthanon National Park

    The best way to see Doi Inthanon National Park is via motorbike (or car).  You can book a tour and do it that way, but the freedom of having your own transportation is definitely the way to go. From Chiang Mai (the distance give for the adventure ...

    124.3 miles 6000 ft gain