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Hidden Lake Trail: Glacier National Park

The Hidden Lake Trail at Glacier’s Logan Pass is a short and relatively easy hike (a bit more challenging if you encounter late season snow and mud like we did!) but oh so scenic! Going-to-the-Sun Road may be the most popular spot in Glacier, for many good reasons which we go into in a different … Keep reading…

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As Christians, How Do We Steward Our Environment?

Biblical environmental stewardship doesn’t have to be controversial. In fact, it shouldn’t be! God gave stewardship of the earth to people. That’s in our Bible. But what does that look like? What are the underlying assumptions? What can we do on a personal level that’ll make a difference? Since entire books can and have been … Keep reading…

Laura Albert: At Home (and Work) Where the Buffalo Roam

Laura Albert, currently of Laramie, Wyoming, has worked in outdoor careers since before she graduated from college in 2008. She’s covered a lot of ground in the last 15 years in jobs with the National Park Service, other government entities and in the non-profit world. Now in her mid-30s, Laura looks back on her experiences … Keep reading…

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Bighorn Canyon: Hiking Sullivan’s Knob Trail

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is a little-known (at least for Midwesterners) canyon that straddles Montana and Wyoming. Hiking Sullivan’s Knob Trail is a super way to see this fascinating landscape and jaw-dropping overlook into the canyon. What We Loved about Hiking Sullivan’s Knob Trail The Landscape This high desert, arid terrain is so different … Keep reading…

Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park

Going-to-the-Sun Road is arguably the most scenic drive in the US. Every American should take this at least once—it’s one of our national treasures! The mountain setting is nothing short of spectacular. Combine that with the alpine lakes and rivers, many wonderful hikes and the wildlife and and it’s unbeatable. Why Going-to-the-Sun Road is So … Keep reading…

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Hike to Lost Creek Falls (Cornucopia, Wisconsin)

We hiked the 3-mile out-and-back Lost Creek Falls Trail for the first time during fall color season. What’s already a very beautiful wooded trail was made extra pretty with the bright reds and yellows. Here’s why you’ll want to check out this trail, too… What We Loved about Lost Creek Falls Trail The Blended Forest … Keep reading…

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Camping in the Bighorn Mountains

The best thing about camping in the Bighorn Mountains of northcentral Wyoming is you have all the beauty and wildlife with none of the crowds. Seriously. Our family has camped here twice now—once in the north half and once in the south half. Both were outstanding camping experiences. Campgrounds in the Bighorns There are a … Keep reading…