If you’re looking for an overnight backpacking trip from Bishop, I highly recommend this trail from South Lake to Dusy Basin. 6 miles one way, 2000 ft in elevation gain. It’s steep, but short with big sceneries. It’s an Eastern Sierras classic!
The Italians’ plan was crude but simple: dig a tunnel to bring a large amount explosives under the Austrian troops who controlled the summit – Lagazuoi Piccolo – and blow them up. Today, hiking Lagazuoi tunnels is one of the most popular activities in the Dolomites.
Utah in winter? What a great idea! We came to Utah for a mini winter road trip during Christmas holiday. With a rented campervan, we headed south to St. George and nearby Snow Canyon State Park where winter is mild enough for some sandstone scramble and desert hiking.
The Amphitheater is the most famous geographic feature of the Drakensberg mountain in South Africa. The hike up the Amphitheatre is often considered to be the most scenic in the country and it’s something that you shouldn’t miss.
The spectacular Faja de Las Flores is one of the Pyrenees’ best hiking trails and yet one that sees few hikers. It’s long and it’s highly exposed. But the scenery? Whoa. It belongs in our Top 10 Hiking experiences for sure.
Going trekking in Kyrgyzstan’s Alay mountains was one of the reasons I came to Kyrgyzstan. It proved to be quite an epic trek. And hard. But mostly epic.
Its low elevation and tame ups and downs means W Trek isn’t the most difficult trek out there. But to complete this 5-day trek still requires a certain amount of fitness. This is our story on this famous trail in Patagonia. Unfiltered.
A guide on how to do Kyrgyzstan’s most popular hike, in 2 days. The Ala Kul trek rewards hikers with a turquoise lake surrounded by glacier-capped mountain peaks.
On this post I’ll talk about how to plan your W Trek with just a daypack by renting tents and sleeping bags along the way.
It took us 2 tries for us to complete Laguna de Los Tres dayhike, one of the most popular dayhikes in Patagonia. But when we made it, it was glorious! Read on to learn about everything you need to know about doing a dayhike to Laguna de Los Tres: our experience, the trail, and the cute basetown of El Chalten.