Best Cold Weather Camping Gear: what you need, and where to save money

Temperatures drop, half the trail population moves inside, and it becomes time to reconsider the gear you need for cold weather camping. Recently, I got back from a fall expedition to Isle Royale National Park, where temperatures got down to 25 degrees Farenheit. Here’s the cold weather gear worth spending money on, and cheats to … More Best Cold Weather Camping Gear: what you need, and where to save money

Trail Guide: Stunning Adventures in Apostle Islands and the Bayfield Peninsula

So you’re planning on visiting the Bayfield Peninsula and Apostle Islands? Awesome, I’m totally stoked for you! After spending the summer working as a kayak guide in the Islands and living in Bayfield, I would love to show you around. I’ve broken up this guide by length of stay as well as included an “adventure … More Trail Guide: Stunning Adventures in Apostle Islands and the Bayfield Peninsula

2017’s Greatest Misadventures: On the Water, Trail, and Road

2017 has been an eventful year for me. I had the opportunity to experience some really amazing things, from interning at the Kellogg Biological Station to playing around in the Blue Ridge Mountains and Glacier National Park. Social media tends to give the impression that all things—travel, our personal lives, camping—are always fun and easy, … More 2017’s Greatest Misadventures: On the Water, Trail, and Road

Trail Guide: 10 Adventures in Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

So you want to take a trip to ‘dah UP eh? If you’re looking for beautiful colored sandstone cliffs, clear water, and waterfalls you’ve come to the right place! Here I’ll lay out the best spots in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore for Kayaking, Hiking, and Camping. I’ve broken up this guide by length of … More Trail Guide: 10 Adventures in Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore