After a 40 hour week spent within dull, lifeless walls, many of us crave fresh air and a dose of adventure on the weekends. Wouldn’t you love to take in a beautiful sunset from a mountain vista or float down a lazy river with the warmth of the summer sun during those precious 48 hours away from harsh lighting and the glow of a computer screen?
Dust off your hiking boots, gather your loved ones, and get outside… it is officially spring! Here are the top 10 spring essentials to get you and your significant other out of the house and into nature, because after a long winter, we all could use some vitamin D in our life.
Fall is officially here. Let's take advantage of the best time of year to get outside (no, it's not summer because let's be real who wants to sweat that much). This is our list for what you can find us doing this fall as well as the gear to take it to the next level.
Throughout our journey to the 47 National Parks in the US, the biggest question we are asked is, “Which is your favorite?” It is a particularly difficult question to answer considering how many unique, amazing experiences we have had over the last year. Most people have to plan well ahead and take time off of work to visit the parks, so I thought it may be valuable to share the National Parks that I would immediately go back to.
For many, backpacking in “The Last Best Place” is a dream come true. We couldn’t control our excitement as our 40th National Park, Glacier, drew nearer. Here are six reasons why you should backpack Glacier National Park.
It’s easy to get wrapped up in the National Park gems: Yosemite, Yellowstone, and Rocky Mountain. During our travels visiting all the National Parks in the lower 48, we have come across a few lesser-known parks that are absolutely worth the trip. Here are three worth visiting.
When the time came for us to hit the road again after spending Christmas at home with our families, I set my alarm for 5:30am. I woke up before everyone else, smuggled the newly purchased diamond ring outside and began to search for a well-hidden, yet easily accessible place to hide a small black box in a 2-door Jeep Wrangler. I thought about the jack compartment, but contemplated how to maneuver it if we actually got a flat tire. With black duct tape I decided to secure the ring up under my seat—a stealth job James Bond would have been proud of.
Our 22nd National Park in a quest to camp all 47 in the lower 48 brought us to Southwest Utah and Zion. We hit a few snags along the way (as usual with our trial and error philosophy for adventure), and want to... Click to read more
Jordan @jvaughn25 and Eva @peachnectar decided to take a big adventure in life. They quit their jobs, bought a jeep and have set out to hit all 47 National Parks within the United States! QALO has teamed up wit... Click to read more