Tag Archives: Hiking

Lake Views: Hiking Solo In Northern Sweden (4K)

In the forests of northern Sweden you can be alone for many days, if you choose the right place. This is Tjärnheden near Abborrträsk in Arvidsjaur, an area of 100 km2 with 365 lakes. Good fishing they say. I did find one of Sweden’s coziest huts though, and stayed there for a night.

Trail Hikes: ‘Fisher Towers’ – Southern Utah (Video)

The incredible Fisher Towers are located in southeastern Utah, near Moab and the National Parks of Arches and Canyonlands. We spend a half day there on 9/30/20. It was an amazing hike with the opportunity to legally fly the drone on BLM land

Fisher Towers are a series of towers made of Cutler sandstone capped with Moenkopi sandstone and caked with a stucco of red mud located near Moab, Utah. The Towers are named for a miner who lived near them in the 1880s. 

Off-Trail Hiking: ‘Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness’, Southwestern Montana

These are some of the highlights from a 5 day off trail backpacking traverse in Montana’s Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness, which sits directly north of Yellowstone National Park.

Video timeline: 00:00​ intro 00:49​ start of hike 01:58​ Mount Wallace 04:46​ dropping down to Hellroaring Creek 06:30​ wolverine 08:10​ Crow Mountain 09:17​ Bridge Lake 12:15​ The Crux of the route 14:22​ The Pyramid

Absaroka–Beartooth Wilderness was created from existing National Forest lands in 1978 and is located in Montana and Wyoming, United States. The wilderness is partly in Gallatin, Custer and Shoshone National Forests and is composed of 944,000 acres.

Top HIkes: ‘Devil’s Garden Trail’ – Arches National Park In Utah (4K Video)

Devils Garden Trail at Arches National Park is considered by many fans to be their favorite trail in the Park. View 7 Arches in this 7.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail. The Park rates the trail as difficult.

Arches National Park lies north of Moab in the state of Utah. Bordered by the Colorado River in the southeast, it’s known as the site of more than 2,000 natural sandstone arches, such as the massive, red-hued Delicate Arch in the east. Long, thin Landscape Arch stands in Devils Garden to the north. Other geological formations include Balanced Rock, towering over the desert landscape in the middle of the park.

Hiking Tours: ‘Wheeler Peak Summit – Great Basin National Park’ (Video)

Great Basin National Park is in eastern Nevada near the Utah border. It’s in the Great Basin Desert and contains most of the South Snake mountains. In the north, the mountain-hugging Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive leads to towering Wheeler Peak. Nearby is one of several ancient bristlecone pine groves. The marble Lehman Caves have distinctive stalactites and other formations. Park wildlife includes bighorn sheep. 

Hikes: ‘Oeschinensee Lake’ In The Bernese Oberland, Switzerland (4K Video)

Hiking A High Alpine Trail With Amazing Epic Views Of The Lake Oeschinensee !

Oeschinen Lake is a lake in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, 4 kilometres east of Kandersteg in the Oeschinen valley. At an elevation of 1,578 metres, it has a surface area of 1.1147 square kilometres. Its maximum depth is 56 metres. The lake is fed through a series of mountain creeks and drains underground.

Travel Tours: ‘Madeira Island, Portugal’ (Video)

Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, is an archipelago comprising 4 islands off the northwest coast of Africa. It is known for its namesake wine and warm, subtropical climate. The main island of Madeira is volcanic, green and rugged, with high cliffs, pebbly beaches and settlements on deltas of the Fajã River. Capital Funchal has botanic gardens and is known for its harbor and a large New Year’s fireworks show. 

Hiking: ‘Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’, Utah (Video)

Join us at Utah’s Toadstool Hoodoos located in the beautiful Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. We’ll take you along with us for a short hike and then show you the toadstool hoodoos. I was able do get some sweet drone shots too (permitted). Hope you enjoy the video! Late June, 2020.

The Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument is a United States national monument originally designated in 1996 as 1,880,461 acres of protected land in southern Utah. In 2017, the monument’s size was reduced by half in a succeeding presidential proclamation. 

Winter Hiking: ‘Great Smoky Mountains’ In December 2020 (Video)

The Great Smoky Mountains turned into quite the winter wonderland last week. A few inches of snow may not sound like much, but in the Southeast it’s cause to drop everything and hit the trail. Decided to try my hand at a silent (well, technically one-word) hiking video. Hope it gets you excited for winter.

The Great Smoky Mountains are a mountain range rising along the Tennessee–North Carolina border in the southeastern United States. They are a subrange of the Appalachian Mountains, and form part of the Blue Ridge Physiographic Province. 

Travel & Hiking: ‘Dixie National Forest, Utah’

We spent the day hiking in beautiful Dixie National Forest which is located next to Bryce Canyon National Park. It was a pleasure to spend a day at this often unvisited location.

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest in Utah with headquarters in Cedar City. It occupies almost two million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. The largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River.