Weekend Warrior Crew

November 14, 2017
Camping, Friendsgiving style. premium
‘Tis the season…for camping with friends.  The days are shorter and cooler, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate a national holiday outside. No not that holiday, the other national holiday: friendsgiving. Kelty combined two of our favorite things on a recent trip: camping and friendsgiving. It’s not too late to pack up the tents, […]
September 8, 2017
Van Life Essentials: 13 Products To Improve Life On The Road premium
Want to live the #Vanlife in comfort? These 13 items will help make the road less-traveled a little more luxurious. Andrew Piasecki lives in his van. Over the last two months of initiation into the #Vanlife, our tech rep has learned a trick or two. He travels the United States in a 13-passenger van, pulling a […]
Destination: Yellowstone premium
Few national parks conjure up the mental images that Yellowstone does. Geysers, grizzlies—it’s a wild place. A wild place we absolutely love for that matter. Below are a few of our favorite outings and spots to explore when in Yellowstone. Artist Point to Sublime Point Artist Point is one of the most popular destinations in […]
August 14, 2017
Destination Maine: Acadia National Park premium
Don’t forget about Maine. That’s something we’ll always remind ourselves from this point forward. Acadia National Park had everything we could have asked for in a trip to a new national park. You name it, Acadia’s got it. Below you’ll find some highly recommended spots we suggest you check out! Ship Harbor Trail The Ship Harbor […]
Traveling 7,000 Miles Across South America By Bus premium
The endless Atacama desert laid before me, broken by salt flats and rugged mountains, bleak even in the soft light of dawn. I had a headache, pulsing in time with the bus’s engine, and I laid my forehead against the cool glass and watched the altiplano roll by. I felt terrible—a combination of sleep deprivation, […]
5 Top Spots for Car Camping Around Aspen premium
As awesome as it is, camping (and backpacking) can come with a significant hassle factor: packing up the gear, figuring out where to go, and schlepping everything to the campsite. However, with car camping, you can reap the same benefits of getting away from it all with a fraction of the hassle, with your vehicle […]
July 17, 2017
Destination Grand Canyon premium
The number of zones to explore in and around the Grand Canyon can be daunting – where do you even start? We wanted to help you make that decision with a few of our favorite go-to spots to check out the next time you’re in the area. Cape Final Trail There are plenty of trails […]
Into the Amazon: What It’s Like to SUP in the Jungles of Peru premium
“The rafts will go first, then the safety kayakers, and then the SUPs,” Pepe described, looking around our little group. We were a motley team—mostly Peruvian—gathered on a rocky bank, the waters of the Queros River under what was already proving to be a scorching morning sun. The idea was, if a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) […]
July 1, 2017
5 Tips for Hiking on the Canary Islands premium
As an avid hiker, you might think you know all there is to know about lacing up your boots and heading into the great outdoors – but when it comes to exploring new areas, it pays to be prepared. Unpredictable weather changes and miles of barren land can make the Canary Islands a dangerous place […]
June 5, 2017
Get in the Know – Great Smoky Mountains National Park premium
There’s way more than country music, Elvis impersonators, and BBQ in Tennessee – the state happens to house one of the best national parks in the country, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The ‘Smokies’ offer up some epic vistas, thick forests, brilliant fall colors, stunning waterfalls, and an abundance of wildlife—perfect for you next family […]
May 7, 2017
Know Before You Go: Solo Backpacking Safety premium
Jordan Fisher – Outdoor Women’s Alliance Women who head into the backcountry alone hear the gamut of doubt from outsiders. Although solo backpacking has recently gained traction in the mainstream, it can be hard to escape comments that their solo sojourns are unwise. Solo travel is empowering. As outdoor women, backpacking solo is one of […]
May 2, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About Colorado Public Lands Day premium
What is Colorado Public Lands Day? In 2016, Colorado became the first state in the nation to establish a holiday dedicated to our public lands. Every year, starting with 2017, the 3rd Saturday in May will be set aside as Colorado Public Lands Day.   Why is CO PLD historic/significant? Colorado boasts over 24 million […]