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and water, and a map, and a compass and your brain. This is a story about a man and what not to do when hiking in Grand Canyon National Park. There are actually a lot of these stories so this one is about a Grand Canyon hiker we call "Sombrero Dude"!

September 27, 2016

An article about desert critters! A must read, especially if you are planning a Grand Canyon or any Southwest area backpacking trip. There are a lot of critters in the Desert Southwest, so don't let the thought of them being around ruin your experience. Their bark is...

September 20, 2016
How to Prevent Blisters, Chafing & More While Hiking

Hiking isn't just a walk in the park. There are so many obstacles that can make or break a hike - i.e. weather, remoteness, lack of life essentials like water and lack of immediate assistance if a medical issue arises. This article isn't necessarily about these things...

September 6, 2016

Hiking down hill seems easy, but it is rough on the knees - especially when hiking down big changes in elevation like those found in Grand Canyon and Yosemite. You need to prepare your knees for the constant pounding they will receive so try out these simple Yoga moves...

August 31, 2016

It is easy to just throw out some numbers about the size of Grand Canyon. The place is huge! But what does that really mean? Well, we're here to help you wrap your head around what huge actually means and give you some other facts to wow all your friends at your next...

August 19, 2016

What is "Roughin' It" and why do we like it rough? Read on and find out why!

July 15, 2016
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