Meet the Explorer: Kurt Kowalski

Adventurer. Lover of Dogs. Good Time Haver. While attending college at West Virginia University, I had a new group of neighbors move in my sophomore year. I had my doubts about this rowdy group at first, but after just a couple weeks we became great friends. We would talk about exploring, go hiking, take Spring Break trips out West…anything to satisfy our hunger for adventure. … Continue reading Meet the Explorer: Kurt Kowalski

Sharing Your Passion for the Outdoors

Inspiring the Next Generation of Explorers Exposing what is beyond the horizon is so important for all to share. Without key explorers like Lewis and Clark, John Muir, etc…many of the places we enjoy here in the United States would be a secret or possibly unprotected. This is also the same case in every other country in the world, led by brave explorers trekking into … Continue reading Sharing Your Passion for the Outdoors

Meet the Explorer: Sean Walther

I met Sean through my younger brother Zane, and also while out and about in the community. He was raised in a town that borders my hometown to the North. I was always interested in the free way he went about and his stories of exploration and adventure. As my brother and his group of friends are growing up, exploring and travel started to become … Continue reading Meet the Explorer: Sean Walther

West Virginia: 5 Breathtaking Destinations

Wild and Wonderful Being raised in West Virginia has allowed me the opportunity to experience nature in such a pure and untouched manner. The hills and mountains surrounding nearly every mile of the Mountain State make it such a unique place to live, work, and play. It provides challenges, peace, and boasts some of the most incredible flora and fauna in the world. I hope … Continue reading West Virginia: 5 Breathtaking Destinations

Meet the Explorer: Hunter Lawrence

I have followed his dog Aspen for much longer than I have Hunter, but let me tell you, the content is of the highest quality. I enjoy reading the posts, seeing the pictures, and following along with their story called life. When you find genuine people that love life, exploration and our Earth, it evokes happiness to all that encounter. The floor is yours, Hunter! … Continue reading Meet the Explorer: Hunter Lawrence

Travel the USA: 10 Great Destinations

Possibilities are Endless In this quick post, I would like to outline a list of ten notable locations to visit if you love the wild lands and views that the USA has to offer. If you have never visited the United States, I highly recommend it as you can see every climate and vastly different landscapes. This will be from my viewpoint and appear in … Continue reading Travel the USA: 10 Great Destinations

Sustainability Spotlight: Five + Pines

Mom powered eco-friendly cloth company After knowing the owner, Terry of Five + Pines for over a year now, I have seen such a success story and drive that is extremely rare. She is a mother of five children, hence the name Five + Pines. She is an incredible entrepreneur and makes sure to raise her kids in a way to respect the wild lands … Continue reading Sustainability Spotlight: Five + Pines

Chena Hot Springs, Alaska

RIP Hot Water…You Will be Mist Our Visit From Fairbanks it is only a short hour drive. The smooth roads take you out scenic curves with a ton of recreational areas and trailheads along the way. As you parallel the White Mountains, the road eventually dead ends, and there we were, Chena Hot Springs Resort! Overall, we found this place to be extremely interesting, although … Continue reading Chena Hot Springs, Alaska