Explore Experience-based Gifts Instead of Something Physical This Year

Look, getting presents is really nice. I always get giddy with excitement unwrapping that large box and trying to guess what it is at the same time. But let’s be honest, more often than not, that new gift will loose its newness relatively quick and it may end up sitting on a shelf or inContinue reading “Explore Experience-based Gifts Instead of Something Physical This Year”

How to be a More Sustainable Outdoors Person

Guest Article by Francis Dierick with Chalk Rebels We’ve seen a bit of a revival in outdoor sports in the last couple of years. We have seen a boost in climbing, hiking, camping, and mountain biking, and these activities seem to be on a continuous trajectory of growth and adoption amongst all kinds of people.Continue reading “How to be a More Sustainable Outdoors Person”

Trip-A-Month: September 2021

They’re back! Our monthly videos of our family explorations and adventures are back. What a better month to make a comeback than the same month that we started these videos last year. It’s also another anniversary trip with just Thomas and myself. This post gives more of a description into our September 2021 trip toContinue reading “Trip-A-Month: September 2021”

What To Do When You Get Home From Camping

I’m going to be honest with you: I hate unpacking right when I get home from an adventure.  And I would almost guarantee the pros do too! The last thing I want to do is unpack and wash everything after a long day’s drive back to my homebase. The only thing that makes me do itContinue reading “What To Do When You Get Home From Camping”

Bring on the Fall Colors

I’m not sure where the entire summer of 2021 went, but Fall is creeping up real quick. In North Carolina, that means gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountain hiking, apple picking, and waterfalls. The Blue Ridge Parkway will be filled with cars to get optimal overlooks of all the leaves changing and to be completely immersed inContinue reading “Bring on the Fall Colors”