Colorado seems to be on everyone’s radar these days–and Colorado state parks are waiting for you to visit. If you are planning a Colorado trip that includes outdoor recreation, it may be a good time to review other camping options that are not the state’s more well-known national parks. Colorado has myriad choices for outdoor […]
I was talking with a friend about shoes the other day. She works for a local outfitter and we were talking about all the new styles and materials that are coming out in new shoe lines. It occurred to me as we talked that many folks that had never hiked in the deserts and canyons knew to […]
You are a skilled hiker. You are pretty well-read when it comes to hiking safety. You know how to have a great day out on the trail or on an overland ramble. But are you ready for the unknown, that “black swan” event on the trail that could leave you out all night, unprepared? Don’t […]
The Trail Dirt crew had to attend a family gathering in Las Vegas during the winter months. We thought about places to get into the outdoors along the way, and considering the short daylight hours and distance from the city, we decided that Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area due west of Summerlin was […]
Check out this technical canyoneering video featuring Grand Canyon National Park. Beautiful. Radical. Amazing. Wow. I can’t wait to see the entire documentary.
With the mounting cost of search and rescue operations, and the trend in search and rescue organizations and local counties wanting to bill people they rescue for their efforts, it seems as though getting outdoors and going on a day hike could end up being very costly if there was an accident and assistance was […]