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How to See Joshua Tree in January

Posted on January 16, 2016

Located in the heart of the Mojave desert. Two hours from the Los Angeles area just outside of Palm Springs, three hours from both Phoenix and Las Vegas, it’s still a world away. Those spikey, alien looking trees that pop up on terrain paints something that looks closer to a Martian landscape painted by Frank Frazetta than anything you’ve seen on Earth. Being so close to millions of people makes this a pretty popular park. Deserts are lands of temperatureRead More

Lost in the Woods

Posted on June 27, 2015

I couldn’t stop scratching my belly. I scratched my left calf. The itch on my neck went off again. Then my elbow. In a quiet symphony of itchiness the surface of my skin buzzed and hummed and kept me awake. I heard my dear friend, MD, still awake too, trying to settle into her sleeping bag. It wasn’t just the bites keeping us awake that night; more than anything it was the reason we had gotten the bites in theRead More

Hiking With Your Dog

Posted on June 26, 2015

Hiking with a dog can be one of the best experiences of your life, or one of the worst if not planned for accordingly. In the following article, we will look at all the essentials needed for taking your puppy on the trail.

Top 10 Hiking Essentials for Summer Day Hikes in the Mountains

Posted on June 20, 2015

Tired of being surrounded by blistering hot pavement in the city? Get up to the mountains for natural air conditioning on the trails. Here in Colorado, front range city dwellers escape to the mountains to cool off and soak up some natural beauty. While weather along the front range mountains can be extremely variable, these top ten hiking essentials will work for any mountainous area.