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Snake River Winding Below Tetons

Static Peak Divide

The hike to the Static Peak Divide is a strenuous 8 mile (one way) trail that ascends up a small side canyon of Death Canyon in Grand Teton National Park.

Northern Tetons Above Jackson Lake

Signal Mountain Summit

The Signal Mountain Summit Trail is a strenuous 3 mile ascent up its namesake mountain in Grand Teton National Park, providing an alternate way down for a change in scenery.

Mount Moran Above South Landing

South Landing

The South Landing trail in Grand Teton National Park is an easy 1 mile round trip hike that brings hikers to a pair of campsites along the shore of Jackson Lake.

Southbound Loop Winding Past Depression

Lava Trail System Southbound Loop

The Southbound Loop of the Lava Trail System in Hell’s Half Acre is an easy 0.75 mile loop that brings weary drivers over a young volcanic landscape along I-15 in southeastern Idaho.

Hiker in Kuhl Renegade Cargo Shorts 1

Kuhl Renegade Cargo Shorts

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I recently had the opportunity to test out the Renegade Cargo Short made by the popular mountain brand, Kuhl. Read on to see what I thought.

Grasses Lining Stono River

Stono River County Park

The Stono River County Park Trail is an easy 1.5 mile round-trip hike that brings hikers to gorgeous wetlands along the namesake river and through isolated forests.

Devils Garden

The full Devils Garden Trail is a strenuous 8.35 mile loop, and has the unique distinction of being Arches National Park’s longest and hardest maintained trail.

Hiker Standing in Double O Arch

Double O Arch

The Double O Arch Trail is a moderate 3.75 mile one way hike in the Devils Garden of Arches National Park, bringing hikers to a spectacular double-decker arch, with many more along the way.

Landscape Arch Spanning over Vegetation

Landscape Arch

The Landscape Arch hike is an easy 2 mile round trip hike that brings hikers to Arches National Park’s largest natural arch.

Potash Evaporation Ponds Below Storm

East Rim Trail

The East Rim Trail in Dead Horse State Park, Utah is an easy 1.8 mile one-way hike that features unparalleled views of the scenery unfolding east of the park.

Sandstone Cliffs Above Colorado River

West Rim Trail

The West Rim Trail in Dead Horse Point State Park is an easy 6.5 mile hike. This includes the Big Horn Overlook, the Rim Overlook, and the Meander Overlook

Delicate Arch Rising Above Sandstone

Delicate Arch

The Delicate Arch hike is easily the most popular hike in Arches National Park, bringing hikers to arguably the most recognizable natural arch over a 1.5 mile moderate hike.

Canyon Below White Rim Overlook

White Rim Overlook

The White Rim Overlook Trail is an easy 0.9 mile out and back hike in the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park, bringing hikers to panoramic views overlooking the deep chasms surrounding the point.

Whale Rock Winding Into the Distance

Whale Rock

Whale Rock is a moderate 0.4 mile hike in the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park, bringing hikers to the top of a sandstone fin with 360 degree panoramic views.

Grizzly 399 Leading Cubs Along a Hilltop

How to Not Get Attacked By a Bear

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Whether you’re hiking among black bears, grizzly bears, or both, the general rules for not getting into trouble are pretty consistent. Following them can ensure that you have a safe and exciting time in the outdoors.

Balanced Rock Below Storm Clouds

Balanced Rock

The Balanced Rock Trail is an easy 0.3 mile hike in Arches National Park that circumnavigates the prominent titular sandstone feature.

Colorful Sky over Lava Landscape

Lava Trail Loop

The Lava Trail Loop is a 1 mile loop on Hell’s Half Acre, Idaho that brings hikers across a rugged and wild volcanic landscape.

Hiker Overlooking Lava Vent

Twenty Mile Trail

The Twenty Mile Trail is a 5.1 mile hike in Hell’s Half Acre beginning at the Lava Rocks Trailhead in the Snake River Plain of southeastern Idaho. While the trail itself is 4.5 miles, it will require you to use a section of the shorter loop trail which will add about 0.5 miles each way.

Hiker on Trail Below Middle Teton

Garnet Canyon

The Garnet Canyon hike in Grand Teton National Park is a strenuous 4.2 trail that optionally continues farther up to the Lower Saddle and beyond.

Hiker Descending Broken Top Loop

Broken Top Loop

The Broken Top Loop Trail is an easy 1.8 mile loop in Craters of the Moon National Monument that brings hikers around the youngest volcano on the Snake River Plain.

Hiker Admiring Tree Molds

Tree Molds

The Tree Molds Trail is an easy 1 mile hike in Craters of the Moon National Monument to a unique feature in a lava flow.

Limber Pine on Inferno Cone

Inferno Cone

The Inferno Cone hike is a strenuous 0.2 mile trail in Craters of the Moon National Monument that goes straight up a cinder cone to provide panoramic views of the surrounding terrain.

Hiker in Grand Wash

Grand Wash

Grand Wash is an easy 2.3 mile hike in Capitol Reef National Park that brings hikers through a deep canyon with imposing narrows roughly halfway through the hike.

Lava Rocks and Limber Pines

Devil’s Orchard

The Devil’s Orchard Trail is an easy 0.5 mile paved loop in Craters of the Moon National Monument that features large chunks of lava carried down from the nearby craters.

Hiker Admiring Spatter Cone

Spatter Cone

The Spatter Cone Trail is an easy 0.1 mile paved trail that brings visitors into a dormant spatter cone in Craters of the Moon National Monument.

Hiker Overlooking Big Craters

North Crater Trail

The North Crater Trail is a moderate 1.8 mile hike in Craters of the Moon National Monument that brings hikers along the caldera rims of large volcanic craters.

Phelps Lake Reflection

Phelps Lake Overlook

The Phelps Lake Overlook hike is a moderate 2 mile round-trip hike that brings visitors to the top of a glacial moraine, providing a stunning overlook of Phelps Lake below. The destination can either be a short and easy hike, or a scenic stop along the way to Phelps Lake itself, or Death Canyon.

Death Canyon Patrol Cabin in Snow

Death Canyon Patrol Cabin

The hike to the Death Canyon Patrol Cabin is a strenuous 4 mile trek into Death Canyon of the Teton Mountains. Along the way, you’re treated to stunning and changing views of Phelps Lake both approaching, as well as climbing higher through the mouth of the canyon.