I live in one of the smoggiest cities in America, and it's also fire season. Exercising outdoors has many health benefits, but what are the risks of being active outdoors with poor air quality?
Backpacking Big Basin Redwoods State Park- The North Rim Loop
3 Meals to up your Glamping Game
Curious how to shop for your next car camping trip? Here's a sample shopping list and three simple easy gourmet meals to take your camping trip to the next level. Added bonus: everything tastes better when cooked outside. Note: it's recommended that you actually get outside and go for a hike, rather than sit around and drink all day. Please try to clean up and leave no trace.
A Beginners Guide to Backpacking with Type 1 Diabetes
Note: An Updated version of this post can be found here I grew up assuming that backpacking was not an option for me. Backpacking along with scuba diving was looped into the "too dangerous for diabetics" category in my head. A category, which I've only recently realized is completely ludicrous. Unlike scuba diving, no one [...]
Best Places to Pitch a Tent Near San Diego
Cibbets Flat Kitchen Creek Cleveland National Forest Off the 8 east after Alpine, is a valley known as Kitchen Creek. As the edge of Cleveland National Forrest before you hit Anza Borrego, this is one of the lusher areas around San Diego. The campsite is dramatically situated on a creek between mountains. Not only [...]
Julian: Best Place to Hike, Worst Place to Apple Pick
"It doesn't snow in San Diego." False. Although it snows about every 50 years in the city of San Diego, it snows almost every year in Julian. Julian, California Julian is one of those strange places that doesn't feel like San Diego. It is located North East of the city separating coast from dessert. Southern [...]