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What Is The Triple Crown Of Hiking?

PCT + CDT + AT = The Triple Crown Of Hiking | 22 States, 7,900 Miles, 1 Million+ Feet Of Elevation Change As far as long distance hiking goes there are three National Scenic Trails that truly stand out in United States: Appalachian Trail – 2,184 miles | 3515 km …

Montana 12ers – List and Map Of The Montana 12,000 Foot Peaks

Montana is home to lots of mountains including 26 (or 27) peaks that are over 12,000′. All of the Montana 12ers are located in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness in the Beartooth Mountains. Can you climb or ski them all? Montana 12,000 Foot Peaks Map: (All pinpoints are close, but …

Colorado 14ers – List and Map Of The Fourteeners In Colorado

A 14er is a mountain peak with an elevation of at least 14,000′. According to the Colorado Geological Survey, using information form the USGS and National Geodetic Survey, Colorado is home to 58 Named Peaks greater than 14,000 feet above sea level. It’s a popular challenge for ski …

List And Map Of The 50 State Highpoints

How Many Of The 50 State Highpoints Have You Been To? If you’re looking for a popular peak bagging pursuit, the 50 state highpoints is certainly an excellent challenge. The state highpoints range in elevation from 345′ (Britton Hill, Florida) to 20,310′ (Denali, Alaska). In reality it’s a …

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – July 1, 2016

It’s summer. The snow has essentially melted away. There may be some lingering turns to be had in north facing couloirs, permanent snowfields, or hidden zones, but for most people it’s time to go climbing, hiking, peak bagging, or mountain biking. Did you store your skis for summer yet? …

40 Mountain Quotes For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Mountain Quotes & Outdoor Wisdom Below you’ll find a collection of mountain quotes and outdoor wisdom that will inspire, encourage, and motivate you. These words of wisdom come authors, mountaineers, climbers, and legends. Enjoy. These quotes and posts appear regularly on our social media channels like Facebook and Twitter. …