Terra Firma Adventures
Snowshoeing the Gold Creek Pond Loop Wallace Falls State Park, WA Hermit Falls Trail, Angeles National Forest Day Hikes in Yosemite Valley,NP Maggie Lakes, Golden Trout Widerness Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, Carmel CA Hiking Chain Lakes, Yosemite NP Devils Postpile NM, Mammoth Lakes CA -The Postpile

Snowshoeing the Gold Creek Pond Loop

Are you in the Seattle area and looking for a short (less than 2 mile) and relatively close snowshoe hike that is a great way to

Wallace Falls State Park, WA

Only minutes from Goldbar, WA, the Wallace Falls State Park Management Area is a 4,735-acre camping park found on the west side of the Cascade

Hermit Falls Trail, Angeles National Forest

If you’re looking for a short summer hike with cool water and a significant amount of tree cover, the Hermit Falls Trail in the Big

Day Hikes in Yosemite Valley,NP

If your planning a hiking trip to the Yosemite Valley in Yosemite NP here are some great highlight videos that the National Park Service has

Maggie Lakes, Golden Trout Widerness

The Sierra Nevada range has so many beautiful little gems hidden within it, it’s really hard to choose where to spend your time. Here is

Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, Carmel CA

Point Lobos State Reserve is often referred to as “the crown jewel of California’s state park system”. It attracts over 300,000 visitors each year…and for good reason.

Hiking Chain Lakes, Yosemite NP

Do you want to experience Yosemite in the summer without the crowds? Here is a beautiful, moderately strenuous 14 mile overnighter that will allow you

Devils Postpile NM, Mammoth Lakes CA -The Postpile

Devils Postpile National Monument is one of those places that had been on my list of MUST sees for a while. The internet search results

Backpacking Macaroni and Cheese Comparison

Backpacking Macaroni and Cheese Comparison

It wasn’t so long ago that there were only a few companies making backpacking meals and the selections they offered were pretty limited. Now you can go to a backpacking specialty store and find a lot of options. Not long [...]

CAMPING, HIKES, REVIEWS, TIPS
15 Camp Fire Starting Tips

15 Camp Fire Starting Tips

Whether you use it for food preparation or strictly the ambiance, sitting around a campfire is perhaps one of the most memorable experiences of a camping trip… just ask any Smores loving kid, young or old. I don’t know about [...]

TIPS
Foil Packet Blueberry Breakfast Bake

Foil Packet Blueberry Breakfast Bake

Are you sick and tired of the same old camping breakfasts? This one is so tasty and easy you won’t believe your camping. Ingredients: 1/2 C Heavy Cream 1/2 C Milk 4 Eggs 1/4 C Sour Cream 1/2 C Sugar [...]

RECIPES
Mountain Hardwear Monkey Man Jacket

Mountain Hardwear Monkey Man Jacket

I’ve owned the Monkey Man Jacket by Mountain Hardwear for a little over 2 years now and I decided a review was long overdue. I wear this jacket alone when I’m tooling around town, hiking, camping, playing in the snow, [...]

REVIEWS
5 Off Road Camping Trailer Options

5 Off Road Camping Trailer Options

So my wife and I have been wanting to get a family camper trailer for quite some time now. The only problem is I want something that I can take off roading.  No offense but I’m not a huge fan [...]

CAMPING, OFF ROAD, REVIEWS
Kids Travel And Camping Bins

Kids Travel And Camping Bins

Helping keep kids organized can be a huge struggle when traveling or camping. My wife and I have tried several different methods to help keep our daughters things organized on road trips or camping outings.Everything from individual backpacks (which is [...]

REVIEWS, TIPS
It’s That Time of Year…REI Membership Dividend

It’s That Time of Year…REI Membership Dividend

Spring is here. What that means if your an REI member is that you should be receiving shortly ( if you haven’t already) your yearly dividend and your 20% off coupon! WHOO HOO! I love REI and I am planning to use [...]

EVENTS, REVIEWS
Blended Coffee

Blended Coffee

Are you looking for a way to easily make the perfect  cup of coffee while your camping or backpacking that tastes and looks completely gourmet? Believe it or not, all you need is instant coffee, sugar and hot water. No [...]

RECIPES, VIDEO
Hiking Blister Prevention

Hiking Blister Prevention

Nearly everyone that has hiked a considerable amount  has gotten a blister at some point. I know I have, and I can tell you how (at the very least ) annoying they can be and how difficult and unpleasant they [...]

TIPS
Kolob Canyons, Zion NP

Kolob Canyons, Zion NP

Visiting the Kolob Canyons and taking the scenic drive was a fantastic surprise for my entire family. We were driving to Zion National Park from Salt Lake City, UT and were looking for a place to take a little break [...]

NP, VIDEO