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Zion National Park is a wonderful park with amazing scenery

Exploring Zion National Park

Zion National Park is the fourth most visited National Park, and that’s not by coincidence or convenience – it’s breathtaking in its beauty and fascinating terrain. High plateaus in southwest Utah are ruggedly cut with a maze of deep, narrow canyons. Towering 2,000-foot Navajo Sandstones… Read More »Exploring Zion National Park

How to use a compass

How to use a compass

We are great at telling people to not go into the wilderness without a map and compass, but if you don’t know how to use them it’s pointless. With the knowledge of how to read a map and how to use a compass, you can… Read More »How to use a compass

Gulf Islands National Seashore is a wonderful place for a beach trip without the hustle and bustle of beach towns and people

Gulf Islands National Seashore

Growing up in Arkansas I assumed everyone flocked to the Gulf of Mexico during the summer because it was the closest salt water beach to us. But after visiting Gulf Islands National Seashore, I soon realized Arkansans don’t go to the Gulf simply because it’s… Read More »Gulf Islands National Seashore

Going Beyond Leave No Trace

This is the final in a series of blog posts where we are really digging deep into Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics’ seven principles. This post discusses how we can go a step further than the seven Leave No Trace principles. Leave it… Read More »Going Beyond Leave No Trace