A Guide to Camping With Cats
“Your cats actually camp?” Yes, yes they do. But the process hasn’t been easy, and a cat isn’t going toRead more.
Four Incredible North Carolina Mountain Secrets
I’ve found myself falling more in love with North Carolina every time I explore it. As a travel blogger, I’llRead more.
The Most Insane (And Scenic) Hikes in the United States
From hiking on the ledge of thousand foot cliffs, slippery granite slopes, and white deserts, here are seven ofRead more.
Five Must-Camp Places in Michigan This Summer
Summer months in The Mitten are considered sacred. We patiently wait from November to April for the weather to break, the lakesRead more.
The Epic Five: Utah’s Insane National Parks
Within the borders of Utah sits five incredible and awe-inspiring national parks. How many can you name? The stunning andRead more.
How to Visit 25 Countries for Under $3,500
When you leave to travel an entire continent for 90 days, you come home feeling as if everything has changed,Read more.
Mount Olympus: A Trek up Greece’s Highest Mountain
And I peeked over the edge, only to realize that a thousand-foot cliff waited for me on the other side.Read more.
What I’ve Learned from My First Month Backpacking Europe
When I said goodbye to the United States on June 1st with nothing but a backpack, a passport, andRead more.
An Audition to Be the Director of Toughness
A while back I auditioned for Columbia’s Director of Toughness and made it all the way to the final round.Read more.
8 Things Backpacking Teaches Us About Life
1) Rewards don’t come easily We hike miles for hours, days, and weeks to summit high points, discover new places,Read more.
Eat Nothing and Climb Everything: Budgeting in America’s Southwest
Yes, it’s true…America’s southwest is full of tour buses, selfie sticks, crowded parking lots and heat strokes. Why wouldRead more.
A Day Guide to Acadia National Park
If you follow me on social media, you’ve seen how much I absolutely loved Acadia National Park (and Maine inRead more.
I Climbed a Mountain to Reach a Parking Lot (and Loved it)
For the past four hours I’ve been sweating, swearing and falling my way up Mount Washington, the highest peak inRead more.
5 Weekend Adventures Outside Michigan
Michigan is great. We’ve established it. But sometimes it’s needed to get out and go exploring beyond the boundaries. WeRead more.
10,000 Feet and 17 Miles: Grand Canyon
It was Christmas Eve. We made it to the bottom of the Grand Canyon in an impressive time. It wasRead more.