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.
Sitting no more than 30 miles north of the bustling city of San Francisco, Point Reyes National Seashore holds some of the greatest array of wildlife in California.
Ski season is here, are you ready to enjoy your world and Leave No Trace in the snow? Here are a few tips and tricks to remember the Leave No Trace Seven Principles while having fun on the mountain.
You probably know that Leave No Trace is based on 7 Principles. Can you name them all? In the right order? Here's a little trick we use to help us memorize all seven principles in the right order.
An exuberant, Jewish woman from Israel taught me Hebrew on the trail to the Giant Sequoias in Tuolomne Grove.
Iceland is an island of epic landscapes, where volcanic upheaval meets the cold North Atlantic and Arctic seas.
If you are a surfer, you may not think of the Pacific Northwest as a destination that should be on your list of places to visit.
British Columbia’s old growth coastal forests have been being logged for many years now, and unfortunately it is still happening.
I was about to turn 19 the first time I traveled to Costa Rica. Once I graduated college, I went back at age 21. I am now 26. You do the math...
Many people outside of Utah might think this state is a just a desert. But in the mountains, there are so many wild animals that share the land with us.
These cold, clear Pacific Northwest nights driving up to the dark Cascade Mountains turns into an adventure as I bundle up and prepare for a long evening capturing the best photos I can.
The trail to Doyles River Falls (Upper and Lower) makes for a grand adventure and leg-stretching outing as you journey along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park.
Every winter adventure on Meadow Mountain is a special experience, but there’s something even more memorable that’s captured when you go in the early morning or at the edge of evening.
Clare and I had finished visiting the Eden Project and we were trying to find somewhere to have dinner before watching the sunset at Lizard Point.
When you decide that you are going to travel 20 hours on a plane and go pretty much as far as you can with your two year old son it must be worth it.
Almost everyone has heard of the famous Havasu Falls and seen photos of its magical waters that appear as if they have been Photoshopped (not needed!).
Living in Florida my whole life I have never experienced a “White Christmas”; that is until this year.
Texas stars. The Himalaya.These are the things I think of most. Stars exploding out of the sky, drawing you upwards and swallowing you in their irresistible pull; a beating shower of light.
GETTING THEREFlying into Jackson isn't cheap (nor is any other part of this trip). It's a very small yet awesome airport. When we arrived they were handing out mimosas when you walked in the terminal.
1. It’s Off the Beaten Path: the transition from “vacation to exploration.
Name: Jon Mattrisch | Age: 26 | Location: Milwaukee, WI.What’s your day job? I’m a PR Counselor at agency in Wisconsin. I do both Public Relations and Social Media for clients.
Crammed into a pocket of the San Juan Range at approximately 8,200 feet, just below Red Mountain Pass, lies a small town taken over each year by a large community of Alpine climbers - weekend warrior.