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Backpacking Hetch Hetchy Loop

Backpacking Hetch Hetchy Loop

Yosemite National Park Backpacking the Hetch Hetchy Loop via Lake Vernon May 27-29, 2019   Overview: Distance: 26.5 miles Time: 3 days, 2 nights Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft.I just got back from a two week road trip trip through California and...

Backpacking to Havasupai

Backpacking to Havasupai

Backpacking to Havasupai was the part of our South West adventure trip we were all most looking forward to and that our entire itinerary to the Southwest was scheduled around.  We secured our permits the moment they became available online in February for our trip in...

Top 10 Hikes Near Huntsville Alabama

Top 10 Hikes Near Huntsville Alabama

  In August 2017, I moved down to Huntsville, Alabama from Washington D.C. to start a 2 semester internship with NASA MSFC.  While I was down there I made friends with a bunch of adventurous people and we hiked camped, or explored almost every weekend. I logged...

Visualizing Our National Parks

Visualizing Our National Parks

The United States is home to 59 national parks. This national parks data visualization interactively plots public domain NPS statics including acreage, number of visitors, monthly visitation statistics, and yearly temperature averages to help understand our parks better.

Backpacking Hetch Hetchy Loop

Yosemite National Park Backpacking the Hetch Hetchy Loop via Lake Vernon May 27-29, 2019   Overview: Distance: 26.5 miles Time: 3 days, 2 nights Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft.I just got back from a two week road trip trip through California and...

Yoho National Park Backpacking Loop

Yoho National Park, BC Yoho Valley, Iceline, Whaleback Trails Loop August 12-14, 2017   Overview: Distance: 30km (~19.5mi) Time: 3 days, 2 nights Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 760m (~2500 ft)  I’m writing this post 1.5 years after the fact, but I have...

Backpacking to Havasupai

Backpacking to Havasupai was the part of our South West adventure trip we were all most looking forward to and that our entire itinerary to the Southwest was scheduled around.  We secured our permits the moment they became available online in February for our trip in...

Top 10 Hikes Near Huntsville Alabama

  In August 2017, I moved down to Huntsville, Alabama from Washington D.C. to start a 2 semester internship with NASA MSFC.  While I was down there I made friends with a bunch of adventurous people and we hiked camped, or explored almost every weekend. I logged...

Backpacking in Bruce Peninsula National Park

Two days before my trip to California with my friends Hannah, Greta, and Austin, we cancelled our flight. California was on fire, and I did not want a second big summer adventure ruined due to fire and smoky environments. (Last summer, I took a trip with a different...

Visualizing Our National Parks

The United States is home to 59 national parks. This national parks data visualization interactively plots public domain NPS statics including acreage, number of visitors, monthly visitation statistics, and yearly temperature averages to help understand our parks better.

Acadia National Park

A few months ago I took a trip to Acadia National Park with my friend Naomi, and damn it was cool. Acadia is definitely unique, there’s not really any other National Parks to compare it to. Acadia is also one of the smallest national parks in the United States....

Backpacking Tonquin Valley in Jasper National Park

Tonquin Valley Jasper, AB August 18-19, 2017   Overview: Distance: 43 km (~27 mi) Time: 2-5 days Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 700m (~2250 ft) Pre-trip After the popular Skyline trail was booked for the days we were looking to backpack we landed on the...

Best 15 Free Apps for Road Trips

With millions of apps, sometimes it can be hard to find the best performing ones for specific tasks . I've found that each of these apps come in handy during particular situations on a road trip. However, some of the apps I only use on an as needed basis.  These apps...

Upstate New York | Video

I just returned from a week and a half vacation in Upstate New York. I climbed Dix Mountain with my Dad and little brother to scratch another mountain off our list to become 46er's. We also checked out Taughannock Falls and Letchworth State park in Western NY.
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