This is my love letter to Wyoming. The land of wild winds and rattlesnakes, snow covered peaks and dusty desert roads, and untouched rocks that sprout like islands from a sea of wild sagebrush. I spent two months over the summer working at the Magee Homestead in Saratoga, Wyoming, and these are my realizations about life after working at a luxury ranch.
Utah is home to many things: sweltering deserts, beautiful National Parks, winding slot canyons, rivers and lakes, epic trails, snow covered peaks, and bustling towns. All of those things and more drew me to the state when I first visited in 2016, but what beckoned me back in 2018 was one thing and one thing only: the climbing. We only had 10 days total for the trip and unfortunate spring showers forced us to make a lot of major changes to our master plan, but we still managed to do a few spectacular climbs in Moab. Here's what we did!
This mini series on the blog is called Florida Spotlight, and it'll highlight amazing places in Florida. Simple enough, right? Last weekend my hometown friends drove up to Tallahassee to celebrate my birthday with me. I wanted to do something that would bring my childhood friends together with my Tallahassee crew, so of course a beach day was in the works. And what better place to have a birthday beach bash than Bald Point State Park?!
The truth about dams is that they are dirty. They destroy ecosystems, displace communities, exacerbate climate change, and have a finite lifespan. Once you know the truth about dams, it's impossible to look at them in the same way.
Nestled on the border between Arizona and Utah is one of the prettiest places in the Southwest. Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park is home to iconic views, and is one of the most photographed places on Earth.
Utah's Mighty 5 National Parks are Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches, and Canyonlands. Each National Park is full of awe-inspiring views, adventurous hikes, and incredible rock formations. This is my comprehensive guide for experiencing the most of each park.
“Your deepest roots are in nature. No matter who you are, where you live, or what kind of life you lead, you remain irrevocably linked with the rest of creation. ” -Charles Cook It’s not every Saturday that I find myself putting on gardening gloves and squatting in the dirt at 8:30 am, but last Saturday that’s exactly what I was doing. Lichgate on High Road was hosting a garden workday event, which meant I was hosting a garden workday event. For those of you who don’t know, Lichgate is three acres of wilderness nestled within the hustle and bustle of Tallahassee. A massive oak tree over 300 years old rests…