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Outside by Nature - Inspiration for Adventure
Packrafting Gates of the Arctic
A packrafting and backpacking trip in the Brooks Range of northern Alaska...this was epic.
The Beartooth Plateau competes with the Winds and the Sierra Nevadas as the prettiest mountain range in North America. Add it to your bucket list.
Wind River Range
The Wind River Range is an incredible trip and its iconic granite basins and glaciers are a bucket list hike.
Banff and Jasper
Want to fill up a 32GB memory card with pictures? Then take a trip to Banff and Jasper National Parks. The mountains and glaciers and lakes and rivers will leave you inspired.
Coyote Gulch is a classic southern Utah backpacking trip. The desert walking, the arches, and the deep canyon work together to make this one of the best backpacking trips in southern Utah.
Amazing views of the Dirty Devil River and Robber's Roost, mounds of petrified wood, and a nice slot canyon make Happy Canyon an outstanding hike.
New Zealand was one of those perfect outdoor vacations. With mountains and glaciers and fjords and oceans and huts and nice people, New Zealand simply can't be beat.
The Needles District of Canyonlands National Park offers some of the best backpacking in southern Utah. I have found many hidden gems throughout this area that have left me awe struck.
The Maze District of Canyonlands is guarded by rough and long four wheel drive roads. But the remoteness and beauty make it worth every bit of the effort.
It's hard to find a bad hike anywhere in the Rockies of western Wyoming, and the Gros Ventre Wilderness is no exception.
2014 Backcountry Fatality Statistics
Playing in the backcountry can be a dangerous business. Learn the real dangers.
2010 Backcountry Fatality Statistics
Check out the statistics I collected for 2010 showing the causes and locations of backcountry fatalities.
Is Survivorman Staged?
Real or Fake? Read what I discovered about the Survivorman episode filmed in Utah and decide for yourself.