New Year & New Challenges

Ok, so I’ve hit a little snag in the last few weeks with posting. Well posting on the website. If you check out my Instagram I’m super active: I just haven’t made time to get on the website and make updates. I’ve got some more gear reviews coming, but they aren’t fully written. I’ve got …

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Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

After looking over some photos I realized that I hadn’t written a review of the point and shoot camera that I use the most. I realize that everyone uses their iPhone or Android phone camera these days, but I still think that a traditional point & shoot has a great place in life. I also think …

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What’s Cooler Than Cool?

Ice cold: Like single digit cold. We don’t typically get down to the single digits here in the Natural State, so when I said “Baby It’s Cold Outside” I wasn’t wrong but it wasn’t THIS cold! These temps are a stark contrast to the majority of days we had over the holidays. Speaking of, I …

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The 2018 Project

2017 was a really good year overall. There were a lot of ups and downs along the way, but overall it was a really good year. Personally, I feel like there were a lot of things that I should have accomplished, but they just got pushed to the back burner. This happens all the time and …

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7 Hollows Trail Review

We’re going to be reviewing the 7 Hollows Trail located on Petit Jean Mountain. If you’d like more information about the “How’s & Why’s” of my reviews check out the Hiking Review page. Now let’s get into this trail review! Location Information Park Superintendent 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road Morrilton, AR. 72110 GPS: 35.114265632578 -92.94544100761 …

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It’s cold outside…

Winter is setting in here in Arkansas. Granted, hitting 32 degrees is nothing compared to folks further up north, but it’s a chill for me. I’ve been thinking a lot about layering and trying to plan a good hike just to get outside again. I’ve put the first trail review out, you can read the BSA …

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Winthrop P. Rockefeller Boy Scout Trail Review

We’re going to be reviewing the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Boy Scout Trail (BSA Trail) located on Petit Jean Mountain. If you’d like more information about the “How’s & Why’s” of my reviews check out the Hiking Review page. Now let’s get into this thing! Location Information Park Superintendent 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road Morrilton, AR. 72110 …

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Adventures & Reflections

Ok, so Thanksgiving turned out to be pretty easy this year! There was a lot going on with the family in terms of planning, preparing food, and batteling some illness. But, we managed to get to all the respective places and spend time with everyone. Ideally, you would have unlimited time with everyone, but that’s …

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Boy Scout Trail Hike on Petit Jean

So, I’m starting a new section of the site and it’s going to be for trail reviews. I’m planning to review trails I’ve hiked and include some helpful info & photos to showcase what can be expected. For today’s blog post I want to talk about my experience while hiking the B.S.A. Trail on Petit …

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Klymit Campsaver V Sleeping Pad

If you’re into camping, backpacking, or hiking then there is a pretty good chance that you think about a sleep system. One of those components is probably going to be some sort of sleep pad. While there are lots of options out there in the marketplace I tend to group them into two types: inflatable …

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