Mangawhai Heads coastal trail review and photos from our day trip from Auckland city.
There is an abundance of opportunities for hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park with a staggering 355 miles of hiking trails! The park ranges in elevations from 7,500 to over 12,000 feet; there are plenty of easy hiking trails, plus many strenuous hikes where you need to know your stuff and if you’re not in the best […]
To visit Arches National Park was one of my primary motives for doing a road trip across America. I remember doing numerous image searches for different places in America and the photographs taken at Arches National Park blew me away; unique, stunning, I had to go. This photo taken by Dan Ballard is just one […]
Renee Gordon writes about the Islands in the Sky Section of Canyonlands National Park. As mentioned in my previous post, Canyonlands is made up of 3 very different regions: Island in the Sky to the north, the Maze on the west, and the Needles on the east. We previously visited the Needles section and now we’re […]
Renee Gordon writes about the Needles Section of Canyonlands National Park. Inspirational Story My only knowledge of the Canyonlands area in Utah was what I had seen in the movie 127 Hours about the experienced mountain climber who nearly lost his life there. On that Saturday in 2003, 27 year old Aron Ralston parked his […]
In my previous post on Bryce Canyon National Park I offered my recommended itinerary if you only have one day to spend in Bryce Canyon. If however you have more time then there are some great hiking opportunities for you to explore, one such hike we did was the Bryce Canyon Fairyland Loop Trail. Departing from […]
We arrived at Bryce Canyon National Park after an exhausting few days; hiking and mountain biking in Zion National Park plus more biking in Red Canyon just outside of Bryce. We were both suffering in the southern Utah heat and really just felt like lazing around in air conditioning and not doing a lot. However that would be unacceptable; […]
Angels Landing in Zion National Park provides a little danger, thrills and some stunning views. It’s not a walk for uncontrollable children (we’ve all seen them) or those scared of heights. While only a five mile roundtrip it usually takes five hours to complete due to the steepness of the trail and the technical element […]