The Pacific Northwest Summers are absolutely incredible. Although we get only four months of consistent sunshine, those four months seem to make up for the rest of the year. My husband and I told ourselves that this Summer, we would spend more time backpacking in the wilderness areas of Washington. On the top of that list was the Enchantments.Read More
The Enchanted Valley Trail in Olympic National Park has hosted travelers near and far since the early 1930s. It used to be a destination mountain retreat for hikers and horseback riders, but now a common place for multi day backpackers. The Enchanted Valley is filled with old growth trees and endless mossy forests.Read More
Each year my husband and I pick one or two places to travel to internationally to check off our list. Places like New Zealand, Japan, Germany and Italy sit high on that list, however Iceland for us was at the top. From the beginning, we knew we wanted to drive the entire island in a camper van. It would give us the opportunity and flexibility to see all of Iceland, on our time, and our terms.Read More
I wanted to share some of my favorite camping gear to help you get a jump start on getting outdoors. Buying gear is an adventure within itself. Shopping for outdoor gear can be overwhelming sometimes with the amount of gear that is out there. But that is what keeps it fun, exciting, and one of my favorite past-times! To all the gear-heads out there, I see you!Read More
I would like to share a few of my favorite hiking & camping websites and apps to help you embark on your next outdoor adventure. From trail to campsite finding, the process can be overwhelming, but hopefully these resources help make your planning a little easier!