ParksFolio offers a snapshot of the National Parks

Killer photos and the stories behind them find a home at ParksFolio Our family of outdoor bloggers here at Trail Sherpa have a strong desire to explore and tell stories so it was only natural that we would create ParksFolio. ParksFolio is a … [Read more...]

Gear List for Hiking the Narrows in Zion

The Narrows in Zion National Park offer a supreme challenge to both the day hiker and overnight backpacker. Day hikers that wish to tackle the Narrows in Zion from the bottom up must walk upstream against the current.  The current of the Virgin … [Read more...]

#1000Words: Grand Teton National Park

The #1000Words series highlights the images we’ve captured on the trail that tell a story that resonates with us.  As the saying goes “A picture’s worth a thousand words” and we believe it.  Share your images in the comments or on Twitter using the … [Read more...]

Joshua Tree National Park – a climber’s perspective

[tab:Overview] I have a great group of hiking buddies here in Las Vegas.  There is always someone that is ready and able to tackle a trail with me regardless of the timing.  My friend Brian is solely responsible for getting me back into nature … [Read more...]

Jeff Hester

I had the pleasure to interview Jeff Hester, @TheSoCalHiker, the other day about his recent John Muir Trail adventure. This was his second successful thru-hike on the JMT, nearly 30 years after his first time! Jeff is one of the more giving people … [Read more...]

Yellowstone National Park

We started this trip in Jackson Hole at the foot of the Tetons. They opened the roads from the south entrance through to the east entrance of Yellowstone the day we were set to leave Jackson so we made a quick run through the southeast part of … [Read more...]

Grand Teton National Park

We hit the road in early May 2008 for our last road trip before our son arrived. My wife and I had become accustomed to traveling on a whim and this trip was our last one as a couple...without any kids! Cathy grew up in Wyoming and all of her … [Read more...]

Acadia National Park

We flew into New York and met our friends for a week long trip up through Plymouth and onto Bar Harbor, Maine. My buddy is something of a history buff and he likes to stop in Plymouth to get a taste of history along the way. He and his wife have done … [Read more...]

Bryce Canyon National Park

On a weekend to our cabin in Utah we stopped by Bryce Canyon for a few hours. It was my first and only trip to the Bryce Canyon National Park so far and I didn't have a chance to hike or fish. We drove the scenic road and stopped for these photo … [Read more...]