Paul Kestel

  • Hike along the Athabasca Glacier

    This is not an advertisement for the guided tour, but you will see so much more of the glacier than if you do a bus tour or just visit the roped off visitor area. Do you research and you can find a company that will take you up onto the glacier sa...

    3 miles 700 ft gain

  • Tour the Diamond Caverns

    One of the main reasons we chose the Diamond Caverns tour vs The Mammoth Caves tours, is we could use flash when taking pictures. Our kids were very excited to tour the caves and take pictures of them. When we found out that the Mammoth Caves does...

    0.5 miles

  • Explore the Devil's Punch Bowl

    The Roaring Fork River has several little waterfalls the ends up in a deep swimming hole called The Devil's Punch Bowl. This is a must see if you are driving up to the Independence Pass. I have never seen such blue water before (outside of an amus...

  • Hike through Pigeon Island National Park

    Pigeon Island is no longer an island as it was connected via a man-made causeway in 1972. Leave your car in the parking lot outside of the Park's gate. Once through the gate of the National Park your adventure begins as you explore the stone fort ...

    2 miles 330 ft gain

  • Photograph the Briggs Woods Waterfalls

    Briggs Wood Park Waterfalls are Located 2.5 miles South of Webster City off Highway 17. It is very peaceful watching the water cascade over the rocks and into the stream below. If you follow the water down stream it will lead you to the Boone Riv...

  • Photograph Grandad Bluff Overlook

    It is super easy to get to the Bluff. Park in the parking lot and follow the sidewalk the the Bluff just past the shelter house and giant flag. Grandad Bluff is a 600 foot bluff that overlooks La Crosse Wisconsin. It provided amazing panoramic vie...

  • Explore the Ghost Town of Cisco

    On our way to Moab from Colorado we choose to take the scenic route when some friends told us about this little Ghost Town. I kept the family in the car as I explored around and took photos, as this place had a super creepy vibe. I kept getting th...