Jess FischerExplorer

A little adventurer with a big love for the great outdoors.

Backpack the Mount Rogers Loop

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

For an awesome 2-3 day trip, start hiking at the Massie Gap trailhead, which can be reached from Grayson Highlands State Park.

182 Saves

Explore Sólheimajökull

Sólheimajökulsvegur, Iceland

Starting from the parking area, follow the wide and well beaten road/trail along the lake and to the base of the glacier.

16 Saves

Explore Djúpalónssandur Beach

Unnamed Road, Iceland

Djupalonssandur Beach is located within Snæfellsnes National Park. The beach is covered in black pebbles (lava) with enormous monoliths sticking out all over the beach.

8 Saves

Explore Skarðsvík Beach

Skarðsvík Beach, Iceland

Follow the directions to the parking area and from the parking area you are free to roam.

3 Saves

Hike to Lost Pond

Ticonderoga, New York

From the parking area, follow the trail from the back of the parking area. Very quickly you will hike up to a trail register. The trail is mostly flat with a few inclines and is very well beaten.

2 Saves

Watch the Sunrise at Bow Lake, Banff NP

Improvement District No. 9, Canada

Make sure check the sunrise time and to try to arrive 30 minutes to an hour before.

361 Saves

Explore Lake O'Hara

Field, Canada

Hidden deep in the Canadian Rockies is Lake O'Hara, a diamond among the rough peaks.

429 Saves

Canoe Emerald Lake

Field, Canada

Beat the crowd at Moraine Lake and paddle Emerald Lake instead! This lake is a must for any Banff/Yoho explorer. It's an easy drive off HWY 1 but stop at the Natural Bridge along the way.

143 Saves

Hike to Wapta Falls, Yoho National Park

Parson, Canada

This short 1.

282 Saves

Hike to Takakkaw Falls and Twin Falls

Field, Canada

An 18 km hike with approx 300 m elevation gain, with good variety, several waterfalls, Twin Falls themselves, Twin Falls Tea House (especially if it's open), a walk through a rock field with great vi.

84 Saves

Camp at Kintla Lake

Flathead County, Montana

* The road to this trailhead/lake is closed during the winter.  Kintla Lake is one of the lesser explored lakes in Glacier National Park.

8 Saves

Hike to Cracker Lake

Browning, Montana

The 6.1 mile (12.

389 Saves

Backpack to the Foot of Glenns Lake

Browning, Montana

Starting from the Chief Mountain Parking Area, take the trail to the left of the bathrooms at the end of the parking lot (left of the bathrooms if you are facing the bathrooms and the main road is to.

26 Saves

Hike to the Peyto Lake Overlook

Improvement District No. 9, Canada

Peyto Lake is a scenic location on the Icefields Parkway about 40 km (25 miles) north of the town of Lake Louise.

528 Saves

Drive the Icefields Parkway

Improvement District No. 9, Canada

Starting at Lake Louise, a friend and I decided to drive up the Icefields Parkway which goes through Banff National Park into Jasper National Park.

343 Saves

Exploring Lake Louise

Improvement District No. 9, Canada

Lake Louise is one of the most photographed lakes in Canada, with reason. Many tourist walk the paved path round and head home. They miss out though.

440 Saves

Explore the Natural Bridge in Yoho NP

Field, Canada

Whether you are traveling north or south on the Trans-Canada Highway in Yoho National Park you will see a sign that directs you west to travel on Emerald Lake Road.

38 Saves

Hike to Rough Ridge on the Tanawha Trail from Beacon Heights

Linville, North Carolina

If you're feeling frisky, set your alarm for the early am and park at the Beacon Heights Parking area about 30 minutes before dawn.

73 Saves

Hike Goshen Pass

Goshen, Virginia

The parking for the trailhead is down an unmarked gravel/dirt road about 1.5 miles upriver from the Virginia Wayside rest area on Route 39 West.

71 Saves

Hike to Fall Creek Falls

Pikeville, Tennessee

Fall Creek Falls State Park is sprawled across the eastern top of the rugged Cumberland Plateau.

844 Saves

Hike to Cummins Falls

Cookeville, Tennessee

Catch the trailhead down to the falls at the parking lot. The trail quickly approaches the rim of the river gorge to provide hikers with a great bird's eye view of the falls.

635 Saves

Hike through Virgin Falls State Natural Area

Sparta, Tennessee

Beginning at the Virgin Falls SNA parking area, the Virgin Falls trail is approximately a 9 mile round trip (excluding any side trails) which will allow you to experience three waterfalls: Big Branch.

500 Saves

Hike to Twin Falls, TN

Rock Island, Tennessee

Upon entering Rock Island State Park from the east, the parking area for this trail is located right after the old cotton mill (my friend and I actually ended up getting lost because it is tucked awa.

605 Saves

Hike to Burgess Falls

Sparta, Tennessee

If you like waterfalls, this hike is for you.

523 Saves