The Beauty and Wonder of the Appalachian Trail

Posted by Outfitter Satellite on 9/29/2017 to Adventurous Trip Ideas
The Beauty and Wonder of the Appalachian Trail

The Beauty and Wonder of the Appalachian Trail

For the truly dedicated hiker, there are few destinations more appealing than the Appalachian Trail. Stretching over a distance of 2,200 miles through 14 states, winding through forests and mountains, this unforgettable trail can truly be described as "epic." 

The Florida Everglades: a Unique Wilderness Destination

Posted by Jim McKinley on 8/9/2017 to Adventurous Trip Ideas
The Florida Everglades: a Unique Wilderness Destination

The Florida Everglades: a Unique Wilderness Destination

 

Have you ever wanted to visit a place that can't be found anywhere else on Earth? Try the Florida Everglades! This unique subtropical wetlands environment is unlike any other, and comprises mangrove forests, sawgrass prairies, hardwood hammocks, cypress forests, marine estuaries, and more. The Everglades extends over one and a half million acres and is the largest wilderness area to be found east of the Mississippi River.

Viewing the Solar Eclipse

Posted by David Greer on 7/26/2017 to Adventurous Trip Ideas
Viewing the Solar Eclipse

Viewing the Solar Eclipse


On August 21, 2017, a rare phenomenon will occur - the moon will pass in front of the sun for a total solar eclipse, perfectly viewable in totality by a large swath of the pacific northwest through the planes into Tennessee and South Carolina.  The United States has not seen a total solar eclipse since 1979.

Baffin Island: The Best Climbing Destination You Never Heard Of

Posted by Michael Denning on 7/19/2017 to Adventurous Trip Ideas
Baffin Island: The Best Climbing Destination You Never Heard Of

Baffin Island: The Best Climbing Destination You Never Heard Of

 

If you're a mountaineer, you're probably familiar with all the big names— Everest, Denali, Rainier, and all the other famous peaks of the world. But have you heard of Mount Asgard? What about Mount Odin or Mount Thor? These mysterious peaks with their Viking names are found in the Baffin Mountains, a range stretching the length of the northeastern coast of Baffin Island.

Adventures in the Northern Wilderness

Posted by Jim McKinley on 7/10/2017 to Adventurous Trip Ideas
Adventures in the Northern Wilderness

Adventures in the Northern Wilderness

 

The subarctic regions of Alaska and Northern Canada offer some of the most stunning and untouched wilderness in North America. It's no surprise that explorers, hunters, and nature-lovers of all types come from all over to experience it. Summer is prime time for a northern wilderness adventure— during the colder months, the climate is unfavorable for all but the hardiest of tourists. If you're planning to visit the region someday, here are some things to look forward to.

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