At the beginning of September 2016, I decided to go hiking in Chamonix before going back to my university in Switzerland.
To Wander or Stay? That is the Question Wanderlust is a tricky term some people struggle with.
We've all seen it, and many of us are guilty of it: The fedora-wearing, blanket-swathed, hair blowing in the breeze, tiny person perched on an impossibly gorgeous vista.
You’ve read the articles. You’ve seen the titles. It seems like every day, I see another one of these stories shared on social media.
Photo: Dan Loch It's Saturday morning and the sun’s popping up with clear skies. Or there’s fresh snow in the mountains. Or the river’s running at just the right level. 1.
Have you ever had the strange sensation of loving and hating something at the same time? For real, there could be one thing that genuinely gets you excited while at the same time make you second gues.
For those of you who have exhausted your freeze dried meal options and peanut butter sandwich supply, this one's for you.
During my freshman year of high school, my dad started taking my family and me out mountain biking. I loved the challenges that I faced with every ride and being able to push myself.
In 2013 I quit my job at an advertising agency in Chicago and jumped at the chance to join a British Royal Air Force flight heading 8000 miles south to the Falkland Islands.
Every morning I would wake to the sunrise over the nearby rocks, stumble from my tent with my mask and snorkel in hand, and fall into the crystal clear waters.
Have you ever felt the excitement of getting to visit one of the country’s beautiful National Parks, but as you get close you find a line of cars a mile long trying to work through the park gate? If .
Put Glacier National Park at the top of your summer to-do list - the last remaining glaciers in this iconic American landscape may be gone before you get there if you wait much longer.
We are always searching for that perfect gift for our outdoorsy friend, family member or ourselves. With so many different brands of gear, it can be hard to figure out the right gift.
The Moments Worth Living for I am not looking for a perfect state of happiness and nor do I believe in such but I do believe in moments, I do believe in myself and I do believe in exploring.
For years I've spent countless hours reading books about climbing, fishing, camping and anything else that inspires me to run out to the next adventure.
A couple of weeks ago a friend and I road tripped up to Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park and Muncho Lake Provincial Park for a long weekend.
It was a quick but busy week and I was in class most of the time (contrary to popular belief). I'd been busy and I knew I was getting that itch to go outside.
One of the wonderful things about living in Utah is the number of local hikes that are easily done in a day or even a few hours.
Day 1 consisted of a spontaneous trip to Pleasanton for a dinner with friends the night before. And then yet another spontaneous one night stay at the Hotel Paradox in Santa Cruz.
Early last summer, I started to plan a trip to Cuba with one of my best friends.
The National Parks Service has been witness to a lot of rule-breaking issues over the past year. From tourists trampling off trail to taking off with wildlife, rules are still a problem for many.
The Eastern Sierra can make a 2 day trip seem like a 5 day trip, in a good way!Living in San Diego we’ve made the trek up to Mammoth a handful of times to meet our close friends.
1. Waterproof EverythingWhat is even more important than warm clothes when going to Iceland, is staying dry. Layer up underneath a very waterproof jacket as well as waterproof pants.