Trying to change your travel plans is usually a nightmare. Flights and hotels are notoriously picky and unwilling to help, but what about train travel? Is Amtrak customer service good, easy to deal with, and helpful? Or is it a… Read More »My (Fantastic) Experience With Amtrak Customer Service
Visiting Seattle is something that should be on the bucket list for every foodie, outdoor/adventure nut, and coffee lover alike. There are few places that seem to “have it all” quite the same way that the Pacific Northwest does. If… Read More »First Time in Seattle? Here’s What to Do and See!
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?
Across the 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, you’ll encounter almost everything nature has to throw at you. Snow, rain, howling wind in some parts; bleak, dry, and arid desert in others- even active volcanoes! Stretching from one US… Read More »What National Parks are on the Pacific Crest Trail?
Heading out into the wilderness is exciting, inspiring, and sometimes terrifying. While seeing a bear from a distance is a magical part of any hike, having one charge you is anything but. If you ever find yourself in this situation,… Read More »Does Pepper Spray Work On Bears?