For Kids To Parks Day (and to test our new sleeping pads for our upcoming Canada trip), we boogied up I-45 90 minutes to Sam Houston National Forest. Not only did we take our girls, but this time J.C.'s sister, Claire, and nephew Mac came along - and it was Mac's first camping trip. Needless … Continue reading Kids To Parks Day
We love camping, it's probably our favorite thing (besides each other and our kids and yada yada yada) but that doesn't mean you will like it. In fact, we're pretty sure you're going to hate it. So we've compiled our top 5 reasons that you shouldn't go camping: 1. THERE'S NO WIFI. There's no wifi … Continue reading We Promise, You Shouldn’t Go Camping.
Let's admit it; we've all done some stupid shit when it comes to camping. The type of idiocy that nobody talks about during #hikerchat, #parkchat or anywhere, because it's SO embarrassing. Well, now's the time to talk about it. Camping snafus are hilarious to look back on, mostly because we survived. It wasn't actually that … Continue reading You did what?! Our Most Memorable Camping Fails
Our first big camping trip was driving across Texas to Big Bend National Park, and it was full of firsts: our first time camping in a national park, the furthest from home we'd ever camped, and it was our first time in bear country. No matter how you cut it, that is scary as hell. … Continue reading Life on the Food Chain
Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and that means you should be thinking about the perfect gift for the mom in your life, even if she says otherwise (it’s a trap!). Being an outdoor mom myself, I’m here to give you the scoop on what she’ll love. Whether she’s the practical mom, the zen mom, the … Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Outdoorsy Mom
Wanderlust took us to Colorado, wanderlove will bring us back.
If you've ever tweeted with us, you probably know we love coffee...but we're not coffee snobs; we'll still drink the 'bucks, however, we do try to locate cool coffee brands that stand for the same type of stuff that we do. We found that with Hikers Brew Coffee. It's kinda funny how we ended up with … Continue reading More than just Caffeine with Hikers Brew Coffee
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. -John Muir How fitting is it that Earth Day is the day after John Muir's birthday? We love it. To celebrate, we wanted to share a pic from our favorite place on Earth, Colorado.
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past week, you know that National Park Week is upon us (April 15 - 23) and the celebration continues this weekend with free entrance to a ton of them! (Check here for the full list.) That means that it's time for a rooooaaaaaadddd triiiiipppp! We always … Continue reading Podcasts for your #NationalParkWeek Road Trip
We know, we know, we know. We'll catch you up on our recent excursion to Colorado, but we're back now, and we've got some big news. We're going to Canada! We've teased it, but we wanted to go ahead and officially announce that we're heading to Banff National Park in June. We have already received … Continue reading Surprise! We’re back & we’re leaving again