The Colorado Rockies Join Our Bucket List!

Colorado Makes the Grade as a Hiking State, Duh. Our recent visit to Colorado confirmed to us what we essentially already knew – that the Centennial State is a kick-ass place for hiking. Therefore we have done the needful and added the Colorado Rocky Mountains as a Reserve BucketList destinations. This is a long overdue …

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The Countdown to Patagonia: Fitz Roy

Our Second Patagonian Destination, Los Glaciares National Park of Argentina A few weeks back we talked about the planning for our upcoming trip to Patagonia, and especially the challenging logistic of Torres Del Paine National Park. Today, we’ll check in with our other by by no means less interesting Bucket List destination, Fitz Roy...aka Parque …

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The Countdown to Patagonia: Torres Del Paine

Our Torres Del Paine Logistics Are Nearly Complete The time for Patagonia is fast approaching. Every resource available to us tells the same tale…book months in advance, especially for popular Torres del Paine, or else lose out. In days past it was possible to show up at this park with a tent, a pair of …

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Tour du Mont Blanc Epic Video

Tour du Mount Blanc trekking season is underway in the Alps.! For those about to embark upon Alpine Europe's most celebrated hike, or considering the tour at some point, check out our short highlight video of the experience. If these views don't inspire you, what will? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUUF-FviGi0 We made GREAT memories on the TMB that …

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Mappy Hiking! New Trail Maps

We Expand the Blog With Trail Maps! Today’s subject is trail mapping apps in particular. But first, let’s digress for a bit and discuss maps in general.   Back in Brian’s days as a hiker in the White Mountains, he never left home without one of his set of excellent maps published by the Appalachian …

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BucketList: The Far Side of the World

The Most Exotic Places on the Bucket List ...And once more into the bucket we go! As promised here are landing pages for the rest of our BucketList destinations by region. Some of these are among the most exotic and far flung of our wish list! Click on the links or pictures below to see …

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Everest, Traffic Jams…and Death.

I think by now almost everyone who follows news in the outdoor world has seen this incredible photo. A queue reported by CNN to be over 300 people waits in the 'death zone' (above 8000 meters) just below the summit of Everest. Of the over two hundred climbers who have died on Everest, most have …

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