Hiking tours into the Grand Canyon. Rim to Rim, Bright Angel Loop, South Kaibab – with our without mule support.

Wake up and Smell the Wild Coffee

As the sun peeks over the horizon, your wilderness adventure deserves more than just a bland morning wake-up call. It deserves the symphony of a coffee-making ritual amidst the great outdoors. Buckle up, coffee lovers! This guide isn’t just about brewing; it’s about creating a caffeinated masterpiece in the wild. Let’s explore the highs and…

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Guided Versus Independent Hiking: Which One is Right For You?

Deciding to embark on a hiking adventure is an exciting prospect. The allure of experiencing the world’s natural beauty, breathing in fresh mountain air, and feeling truly alive can be irresistible. However, as a novice hiker, you face a critical decision: Should you opt for a guided tour or venture out on your own? Both…

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Illuminate Your Adventures: The Benefits of a Red Light on Your Camping Headlamp

When it comes to camping, a reliable headlamp is an essential tool for every outdoor enthusiast. While headlamps traditionally offer white light for illumination, many modern models now include an additional feature that sets them apart: a red light. Though seemingly subtle, the inclusion of a red light on your camping headlamp can bring a…

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Backpacking Tips For Women

Every year, more and more people are getting into backpacking as a way to get outside, get in shape, and escape into the beauty of the outdoors. And few demographics can match the increase in this popularity as women. After the release of the book and movie Wild by Cheryl Strayed, the number of women…

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Hiking Books to Inspire Outdoor Adventure

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s a good time to consider some simple gifts and stocking stuffers for your family and friends. And what better gift than a book to inspire. We’ve compiled a list of some of our guides’ favorite adventure books that we hope might inspire the seasoned or budding adventurer…

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The Best Hiking Trips in Grand Canyon for Families

Grand Canyon boasts beauty and adventure beyond compare. Hiking and backpacking at this world-renowned National Park is the best way to enjoy a fully-immersive experience with your family. Here are three of our favorites, and what we believe to be the three best hiking trips in Grand Canyon for families:   Havasupai Gardens Backpacking Trip…

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Three Top Destinations for Hiking Vacations in the Southwest

The southwestern United States is home to some of the most scenic landscapes in the world. And with that scenery comes some incredible opportunities to explore on foot. So if you’re idea of vacation includes a bit of sweat and adventure, here are some of the best destinations to consider.   Grand Canyon – This…

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What is the difference between the South Rim and North Rim of Grand Canyon?

Regardless of which rim you choose to visit at the Grand Canyon, you are sure to find the spectacular and expansive views you might expect at this world-famous destination. However, it can be hard to decipher what the difference is between the South Rim and the North Rim. While both rims come highly recommended, here…

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