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 don’t often write about things that may or may not be of use to folks hiking and camping, but I thought it might be a good time to reminisce about the three summers I worked in and lived just outside of Grand Canyon National Park. Many people that I’ve been following on Twitter spend […]
This video of various landscapes in motion, mostly composed from excursions in the desert southwest, will get you in the mood for a camping adventure in short order. My favorite part is the thunderstorm–shot from behind a pit house in a rock alcove–wow. At three and a half minutes, this creative endeavor from Dustin Farrell […]
Check out this technical canyoneering video featuring Grand Canyon National Park. Beautiful. Radical. Amazing. Wow. I can’t wait to see the entire documentary.
Cook County, Illinois, has plans to create hiking trails, gardens, interpretive areas, and perhaps a museum on the land that was formerly the county’s poor farm during the Great Depression. There are more than 170 acres of forest and wetlands in Oak Forest Heritage Preserve, which is 25 miles south of downtown Chicago. The poor […]
Watching the film The Descendants makes me want to visit Hawaii something terrible. I want to hike all of its hidden mountains and canyons, lie on its beaches, and take in its views. I wish I had some personal pictures for this story, but–to borrow a term from Hollywood–it is in development. The Descendants is such […]