Teton Crest Trail

The Teton Crest Trail. One of the most iconic hikes in North America, it stretches 34.5 miles through some of the most rugged, but beautiful, mountain landscapes in the Rocky Mountains. Complete with sub-alpine forests, cascading waterfalls, glacial lakes, and of course, the Teton Mountains as your backdrop. And this was going to be, Read More

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Havasupai. That beautiful desert oasis with the turquoise waterfalls. It’s been on my must-see-soon list since I first saw pictures of it on the Yonder app last year. I had an opportunity to go there last November with a college group but the logistics just didn’t work out for me then. So when my, Read More

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Harriman Backpacking Trip

Two weeks ago, my Yonder friend, Lauren, asked me if I had any upcoming overnight trips planned. I didn’t yet, but I had been wanting to get out all winter and with the weather looking a lot more like late spring than late winter it was definitely time to get out for one. So, Read More

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Deer Park Pond - Allamuchy Mountain State Park

Last Saturday was a beautiful day for a hike, seeing as it was the middle of February and the daytime high reached about 60°F. My friend, Joanna, reached out to me on Friday morning after seeing the forecast and asked if I had a hike planned. I hadn’t, yet, but quickly took a look, Read More

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Kanarra Falls

Southern Utah is littered with slot canyons. Zion National Park, the Grand Staircase-Escalante, and Lake Powell areas have some of the most famous slot canyons, such as The Narrows, The Subway, Davis Gulch, and Antelope Canyons. But there are many hidden gems, like Kanarra Falls, that are a not as well known, but are, Read More

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Angel's Landing

Last summer I took my first trip out West and the very first place I decided to visit was Zion National Park. I had seen a lot of pictures of Zion on the Yonder App and was eager to see it’s remarkable beauty for myself. There are so many amazing sights to see in, Read More

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Delaware River Kayak Trip

Last August, my friend Carrie and I decided to take a multi-day kayaking trip down the Delaware River. We had kayaked a couple of times on Lake Hopatcong over the past two years and thought that this would be a lot of fun. I had been on several late summer lazy rafting trips on the Delaware years ago and I, Read More

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Wooden Bridge in Minnewaska State Park

Last week I did my first hike with the Trailseekers Crew in Minnewaska State Park. I’ve been wanting to get up there for some time now so I jumped on the chance to go when I saw that this group was going to be leading a hike there. I really needed the miles as, Read More

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West Mountain Shelter

I have been debating about sharing this story for the past few days because I really don’t want to hurt my friend’s feelings if she reads this. But it’s been bugging me and I hope that there’s a lesson to be learned here and that someone reading this won’t make the same mistakes. Let, Read More

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Hawksbill Gap

Christmas was looking pretty down for me this year. It’s an odd year, so that means that I don’t have my kids for Christmas day as my ex and I alternate the holiday and the kids always spend the rest of the school break visiting her in Florida. It’s really the only drawback that, Read More

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