Exploring Utah’s incredible canyons: Bryce Canyon, The Narrows, The Landing, Angel’s Landing, and Zion Canyon Scenic drive. See other-worldly formations and canyons.
Secret Compass is not a tourism company but instead an expedition-planning organization. They take their clients to the world’s most intense places, like North Korea.
Arizona: Hiking in the desert to discover two fantastic natural wonders…Sunset Crater Volcano Park, and Meteor Crater, located near Flagstaff, Arizona.
Winter in Yellowstone – Silence and Solitude in Abundance! By Donnie Sexton An overpowering stillness surrounds me. The only thing I hear is the crunching of the snow beneath my feet and my labored breathing, having hiked around the Old Faithful area in Yellowstone National Park for a solid 45 minutes in cold weather. All […]
Naked in a Barrel in North Vietnam’s Highlands By Shirley Piccarreto Did you ever experience being drawn in by an inspiring photo of an unknown land then immediately knowing that you had to get there somehow? My heart started singing and my eyebrows knitted tightly in wonder as I drew even closer to my screen. […]
By Wynne Crombie My husband Kent and I are ‘chocolate on your pillow’ kind of travelers. When my outdoorsman brother, John, coaxed us into coming along for a hike through the Hoh Rain Forest, we demurred. But then, how hard could it be? (The town of Forks and civilization was only an hour away). We […]
Moab is the Gateway to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks By Nick Contis In a quest to visit America’s flawless open spaces, I set off for Moab to begin a Utah road trip that would allow me to take the plunge into five of the 59 protected expanses operated by the U.S. National Park Service. […]