An Unexpected Encounter in Joshua Tree

After ten days of climbing and camping in Joshua Tree National Park, I was quite satisfied with my desert experience. I was treated to an incredible snow day, nearly broke my ankle on a climb, listened to coyotes howl through the night, and slept … [Read more...]

12 Things NOT to do in the National Parks

Our National Parks are a travel destination for people from all over the world.  They are home to some of the most amazing and unique natural environments our country has to offer.  They are a national showcase and we should be proud to show them … [Read more...]

Residents of Desert View Campground at Grand Canyon

My wife and I really liked the Desert View Campground at Grand Canyon National Park.  It's the first-come-first-served walk-in campground located at the far eastern end of the park and has about 50 spots that can accommodate up to a 30 foot trailer. … [Read more...]

The observer at Observation Point, Zion National Park

My buddy Dave and I reached Observation Point mid afternoon.  We had already hiked Angel's Landing and pushed hard to reach Observation Point before it got too warm, besides we had a lot more hiking to accomplish before sunset. The hike up to … [Read more...]