Archives for June 2015

Corona Arch Hike in Moab

    Corona Arch     Details: Length: 3 miles round trip Hours: 2 – 3 Difficulty: moderate (only because of the steps and ladder) Elevation gain: 440 feet Dog friendly: Yes **There is very little shade along this trail, so … [Read more...]

Hike 2015 – Week 5 + Last week’s winners

Hike 2015 – Week 5 + Last week’s winners | Amelia When we came up with the idea for this crazy #Hike2015 event we had no idea what kind of response we’d see. But, can I just tell you that we’re impressed, motivated and inspired? Your … [Read more...]

O.F.F. Fjallraven Vidda Outdoor Pants for Kids

O.F.F. Fjallraven Vidda Outdoor Pants for Kids | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite styles for the season. Everything I share are pieces that can be worn all day long and stand up to the “use … [Read more...]

Merrick Backcountry | Fuel for Your Adventurous Dogs

We’re not the kind of over-the-top dog owners that (unnecessarily) carry our dogs in strollers or provide a plate for them at the dinner table, but we do love our dogs as family and we treat them well. Part of treating them well is feeding them … [Read more...]

Kevin Jorgeson, Duracell and a Giveaway

Kevin Jorgeson, Duracell and a Giveaway | Amelia I’ve always had a headlamp ready to go – if you ask my friends, they’ll tell you how when I’m out camping, etc. it’s a permanent fixture on my head for evenings in camp. … [Read more...]

Summer Reading for Outdoor Kids + Giveaways

Summer Reading for Outdoor Kids + Giveaways | Amelia Summer is a time for dreaming and playing and exploring and getting lost in stories. I have many great memories of long summer afternoons spent caught up in the pages of a book. I am hoping the … [Read more...]

Hike 2015 – Week 4 + winners!

Hike 2015 – Week 4 + winners! | Amelia WOW! You all are making choosing our winners VERY hard! The good news is that If you didn’t win this week (or even if you did) please keep on participating and sharing your photos and experiences. We still … [Read more...]

Merrick Backcountry Raw Infused Dog Food

I’ve noticed that as my chocolate lab Coco has gotten older her eating habits have changed. We rescued Coco as a young dog approximately two years old so we never really had her as a puppy. When she was young she would devour any amount of food that … [Read more...]

The 100 Peaks Blog Turns 6 – A Wildlife Photo Collection

Moose in Big Springs, Idaho It was 6 years ago on June 24th that I posted my first hike, to Iron Mountain. Since then, I’ve been a lot of interesting places and have seen a lot of interesting things. I normally do a photograph collection on … [Read more...]

O.F.F UV Skinz + Giveaway

O.F.F UV Skinz + Giveaway | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite styles for the season. Everything I share are pieces that can be worn all day long and stand up to the “use and abuse” of serious … [Read more...]

Ecōths Father’s Day Giveaway!

  Have you ever been on vacation and you planned to get work done while you were gone and, yet, FUN ends up getting in the way? Ok. Maybe that doesn’t happen to you, but this trip I’ve had a hard time buckling down and finding wi-fi … [Read more...]

When a Bear Wanders into Camp + Leave No Trace Tips

When a Bear Wanders into Camp + Leave No Trace Tips | Amelia A couple weekends ago we spent (tent) camping at one of my all-time favorite spots in Teton National Park, Jenny Lake. Jenny Lake is a tent-only campground that has easy access to the … [Read more...]

Hike 2015 – Week 3 (and Week 2 Winners)

Hike 2015 – Week 3 (and Week 2 Winners) | Amelia What another fun week of hiking! Together we hiked over 214 miles. Some only made it a 1/2 mile, some hiked over 30 miles!  Some of you met your goals–I didn’t, but that’s okay, … [Read more...]

Gold Point Ghost Town: A Photo Essay

Known originally as Lime Point, this area was first settled about 1880. The early camp was abandoned by 1882. In March 1908, a silver strike brought a new camp into existence. Called Hornsilver, it flourished for about a year, boasting about 800 … [Read more...]

Getting Wild 4 Backcountry

Can I just take a minute to gush about how delightful it is to have Amble around again? How much more magical being outside is with my partner-in-adventure? It’s almost too much. Campfires feel warmer, sleeping bags are snugglier, and trails … [Read more...]

O.F.F. – Summer styles from MUCK

O.F.F. – Summer styles from MUCK | Amelia O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite styles for the season. Everything I share are pieces that can be worn all day long and stand up to the “use and … [Read more...]

Top Picks for Outdoor Dads + Giveaway

Top Picks for Outdoor Dads + Giveaway | Amelia Don’t worry, Dads. We haven’t forgotten you this season too. I wanted to do a quick round-up of some of Mtn Papa’s favorite things. Perfect gifts for the outdoor dad. Plus, we get to … [Read more...]

YKS Adjustable Beam Focus LED Headlamp – Gear Review – A view with a zoom

The YKS Adjustable Beam Focus LED Headlamp Disclaimer: I was contacted by an extremely pleasant representative of YKS, a manufacturer in China, asking if I would review one of their products. The item, the YKS Adjustable Beam Focus LED … [Read more...]

Hike 2015 – Week 2 (plus Week 1 winners)

Hike 2015 – Week 2 (plus Week 1 winners) | Amelia A huge thank you to everyone who got out there last week and picked trash on your local trails. We’ve tallied up over 30 bags full of garbage cleaned from our local outdoor spaces. Those of you … [Read more...]

Raising “Go-Get-‘Em” Kids

Raising “Go-Get-‘Em” Kids | Amelia Our mission as a parent is a tough one. And while we are certainly in the middle of trying to raise great kids, the real goal is actually raising great adults. To be honest, I can’t even … [Read more...]

O.F.F. Great Summer Shoes that Protect Your Toes

O.F.F. Great Summer Shoes that Protect Your Toes | Amelia I know it’s not Friday, but sometimes life happens and Monday FEELS like Friday! O.F.F. = Outdoor Fashion Friday.  Our (almost) weekly segment featuring our favorite styles for the … [Read more...]