Taking a trip into the backcountry means your phone’s camera will be put through its paces with shots of landscapes, wildlife, selfies, and the stars (if you’re lucky). On a recent trip to Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks, I… Read More »4 Steps to a great photo of the Milky Way on your iPhone
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I love the outdoors, almost as much as it feels like the outdoors can sometimes hate me. Whether it's day hikes, backpacking trips, or a cold drink at a campground, that's where I want to be. I've hiked on three different continents, and I'm excited to share all the things I learn with others. I'm also very, very afraid of bears.
Perhaps the most important part of your sleep system is your sleeping pad. Sleeping bags are crucial, yes, but they do very little in terms of padding or comfort against the ground. They will also fail to keep you warm… Read More »Backpackers, get a second sleeping pad -you won’t regret it
The American buffalo is a sight to see – one that keeps people flocking to Yellowstone National Park by the millions. In this article, we’ll take a look at buffalo populations in Yellowstone, covering: How many buffalo live in Yellowstone… Read More »How many buffalo are in Yellowstone?
Grand Teton National Park, located in northwestern Wyoming, is a stunning natural landscape that attracts millions of visitors each year. The park is known for its majestic mountain range, pristine lakes, and abundant wildlife. Among the many species that call… Read More »Guide to Bears in Grand Teton National Park
Update, August 2023: Prices for flights and trips were updated to reflect what traveling in October 2023 would look like. Taking a train ride across the country is something that sounds incredibly appealing- until you look at the price. Compared… Read More »Why is Amtrak So Expensive? [Passenger Rail Prices, Investigated]
Getting ready to hit up Grand Teton soon? Wondering what types of plant life you’ll encounter? This article will serve as a brief guide to just that. Grand Teton National Park is home to a wide variety of plant species,… Read More »Plant life in Grand Teton National Park
The National Elk Refuge, located in Jackson, Wyoming, is a unique and important wildlife sanctuary that spans over 24,700 acres. Established in 1912, the refuge was created to provide a winter habitat for the Jackson Elk Herd, one of the… Read More »The National Elk Refuge in Jackson, Wyoming
When you’re prepping for your next overnight or multi-day backpacking trip, one thing that should be on your mind is how to safely deal with a bear encounter. Spending time in bear country is a great way to get far… Read More »Is Pepper Spray the Same as Bear Spray?