Southeastern New Mexico camping opportunities abound with the great campgrounds on Lincoln National Forest close to Cloudcroft. If you are headed to White Sands National Monument, or Carlsbad Caverns National Park (neither have campgrounds), why not camp in the mountains close by? From the Tularosa Basin all the way up to Cloudcroft, there are thousands of feet in […]
This incredible short film, Journey to Skate Boulder, touches on all the beauty and magnificence that are the Canyons of Southern Utah. Watching it made us homesick here at TrailDirt, as we lived and worked in this country for almost seven years. The scenery, the places, the beauty of Southern Utah is perfectly encapsulated in […]
Happy Birthday Edward Abbey! In remembrance of this great lover of the desert and of all things right and true and gonzo, watch this never-broadcast video shot in Arches National Park in 1985. It was shelved because a well-known broadcaster didn’t want an “eco-terrorist” being featured on his show. The film features the inimitable Ed […]
Need a few moments (2:20) of calm and beauty? Watch this lovely video shot at Great Smoky Mountains National Park–or better yet, plan a fall trip to the Smoky Mountains to see the leaves changing.
We had a chance to visit White Sands National Monument since some friends from out of town were going and invited us to join them. It was a sunny, windless, perfect spring day, and the large soft white dunes were inviting and just a heck of a lot of fun to explore. Our friends were […]
Check out these great photos of Nevada ghost towns collected over at buzzfeed.com. I love exploring these archeoscapes and pondering about the former residents and the ruins that remain. I hope to have my own photos of these places sooner than later but until then, enjoy the fun collection over at buzzfeed.com.