Angles Landing is one of the most well known hiking trails in Zion National Park. It’s an exciting and challenging 5-mile round trip day hike with a 14,000 foot ascent. You navigate through through narrow trails with steep drop-offs, with safety chains running along the trail. Angels Landing ranks as… Read More »Has Anyone Died Hiking Angels Landing?
Most people are concerned about two things when they first buy a propane heater to use in their tent. They worry about the tent catching on fire and carbon monoxide. Those are some legitimate concerns, but is it safe to use a propane heater in a tent? Yes it’s perfectly… Read More »How To Safely Use A Propane Gas Heater In Tents
Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean you need to stop camping. With the right tent heater, you can heat a tent in freezing cold weather. While I wouldn’t say it’s better than summer camping, it’s still a fun/unique camping experience. You will still need to rely on your sleep… Read More »9 Ways To Heat A Tent With Or Without Electricity
Rice is nutritious, packs well, easy to make, and extremely versatile. Making a large bowl of rice with will provide enough calories for an entire meal. You’d probably want to throw in something to make it interesting, but rice is one of my favorite camping foods. So how do you… Read More »9 Easy Ways To Cook Rice While Camping
It’s a common question that many runners/hikers face: can hiking shoes be used for running? The answer is, it depends. What style of hiking shoe are you using, will you be on trails or pavement, and how far do you want to run? When I first got into trail running,… Read More »Can Hiking Shoes Be Used For Running?
Trekking poles are a great way to increase your stability on the trail, take weight off your back, and reduce your risk of injury. Although they’re not a necessity, trekking poles can make a huge difference on long hikes. That leads to a very important decision you will need to… Read More »Should I Hike With One Trekking Pole or Two?
When you’re road running, do you ever see people wearing trail running shoes? It’s a pretty common sight. A lot of runners debate whether or not trail running shoes are good for road running. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at both sides of the argument and try… Read More »Are Trail Running Shoes Good For Road Running?
Camping on the beach is one of the simple joys in life. You get to hear the sounds of the waves crashing against the shore, a cool breeze blowing through your tent, and you can’t beat the view. It can’t get much better than that! California offers some of the… Read More »Ultimate Guide: Camping On The Beach In California
Do you like the idea of hiking, but you can’t handle long distance hikes? You’re not alone! Many people are worried about getting into hiking, because they’re worried about how far they can hike. Don’t Worry! That just means you haven’t built up your hiking legs (aka trail legs) yet.… Read More »What Are Hikers Legs aka Trail Legs?
Anybody that spends a long period of time will run into a few unique trail names. Trail names are usually unique, colorful and make you think about the person for a minute. They’re commonly used during long distance backpacking trips. Sometimes they’re self-made and others are given by friends met… Read More »Why Do Hikers Use Trail Names?