Some of the best destinations can only be reached my foot which is why I love backpacking. My love for travel and the outdoors has led to some amazing backpacking trips. If you enjoy backpacking and traveling outdoors scroll below for tips to help you plan your next trip.
The U.S. government is shut down, and it isn’t helping travel one bit! Today we discuss what is being affected, what you can do to help ease the pain of traveling right now, and how to see if it affects places you were planning on visiting. (Hint: many National Parks are affected)
Let’s talk about packing for overnight hiking trips! What’s trowel, and why you need it? The buddy system, it isn’t only for grade school. And why you should always chat with the Park Rangers, and not just because it’s nice to be friendly.
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Guatemala is a country full of adventure. Even in the city of Antigua, the beautiful outdoors are just a few miles away. The Volcan Acatenango hike is something that should definitely be on your list if you’re a hiker visiting the country. The views won’t disappoint and the challenging hike will be something to talk about for days to come. If this has your interest piqued then keep on reading my Volcan Acatenango overnight hike guide.
Hiking Mt. Whitney is on the adventure bucket list for many outdoor enthusiasts. With an elevation of 14,508 feet, Mt. Whitney is the tallest mountain in the 48 contiguous US states.
Mt. Whitney is a part of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and its trail starts in the Inyo National Forest and enters Sequoia National Park. The summit is also the southern end of the John Muir Trail, “JMT.” Climbing to the summit and back can be done in a day trip or an overnight backpacking trip. Permits are needed for this hike from May 1st to November 1st each year. You can apply for a permit during the Mt. Whitney Lottery between February 1st and March 15th. Lottery results will be available on March 24th.
If you love chasing waterfalls, enjoy hiking in canyons, swimming in beautiful turquoise waters, and sleeping under the stars then Supai, Arizona should be on your adventure destination list! Supai is an amazing destination where you not only get to experience the famous Havasupai Falls but also Mooney Falls, Navajo Falls, Fifty Foot Falls, Beaver Falls, and more!