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Introducing our new blog series #hike2020

We often hear the phrase that hindsight is 20/20.  That same expression applies to hiking.  Some of my best trail experiences came on my second or third time on a trail.  What you learn from your first walk on a trail can make your next visit even … [Read more...]

Does technology make our outdoor experiences better?

The Point The development of technology continually reshapes the way we interact with one another. The introduction of GPS technology and the smart phones that allow everyone to use GPS is having profound effects on how we experience the great … [Read more...]

Killing time – A few of my favorite pics from the trail

I’m not sure if you’re like me, but I am 3 hours away from departure for my next adventure –a 3 day backpacking trip to Havasu Falls, Mooney Falls, and Beaver Falls on the Supai Indian Reservation – and I am so anxious I need to fill the time. So … [Read more...]

Trail Report: Sedona Loop Hike

Highlights This loop hike covered 14 miles and including the Dry Creek Trail, Bear Sign Trail, David Miller Trail, and Secret Canyon Trail. The views were spectacular from the David Miller Trail and each canyon held a different experience. The upper … [Read more...]

The trail signs lied and I learned my lesson

I spent the weekend in Sedona with my family and some friends this weekend. Ryan, who has a daughter the same age as my son, is one of my hiking buddies and we wanted to do a long hike to continue the preparation for our upcoming Havasu Falls … [Read more...]

Getting ready for Havasu Falls backpacking trip

My friend Ryan invited me to join him, our friend Billy, and 32 other outdoor adventurers for a 3 day backpacking trip to the Havasupai Indian Reservation.  The Reservation is part of the Grand Canyon National Park and home to some of the most … [Read more...]