Charity to Help People Experience the Outdoors I took JKG Outdoors as a non-profit organization a couple years ago to help spread my love of the outdoors to future generations. With all of the bad in this world, it is nice to show these kids and adults alike, what the outdoors can do to them. It can heal, revitalize their spirit, and help their mind … Continue reading Just. Keep. Going.
The Highest Point in Virginia – 5,729′ Backtracking to the latter part of 2018, my dad and I had the chance to conquer Mount Rogers and experience the incredible landscape. A Quick History Lesson: ‘“Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Unites States of America in Congress assembled, That, in order to provide the public outdoor recreation use and enjoyment … Continue reading Mount Rogers: Pony Paradise
Sit on the couch all day? Feel groggy in the mornings? Lack focus and imagination? The above are all signs of missing the outdoors and exploring. Nature allows for complete freedom and healing. The pure air and great experiences to be had are awaiting right outside your door. Grab your shoes, pack some snacks and water and hit the trails. Life is better outside. Check … Continue reading News Alert: The Great Outdoors Kill Laziness
Sunday is usually a day of rest and relaxation, not so much this time around. Normal hiking arrangements were set up last Sunday with my friend Jenny from Roanoke. We were planning to hike Barney’s Rock which takes you about two miles past the cascades trail loop and up into the mountainside. The day was overcast and cold. Snow and ice blanketed the ground and … Continue reading Bye, Bye, Drone…
Nature Preserve in SW Virginia Just minutes outside Christiansburg, VA! A last minute trip turned into a great little evening stroll. My roommate Jocelyn, and I went around Four O’Clock in the evening yesterday, giving us less than two hours of sunlight. Within those two hours, we drove out the small country road, hiked around the loop, took some great pictures, flew the drone, and … Continue reading Falls Ridge Preserve – Mill Creek Knob
An Inside Look Into the Lives of Explorers from Around the World. Continue reading Meet the Explorer: (Coming Soon)
‘BRINGING THE WILD BACK TO THE WEST’ Funny the Feature Photo is a Wolf! Driving along the highway en route to the Grand Canyon, we came across a billboard saying, ‘Bearizona’. Naturally, we pulled off the exit and went into the nature preserve full of animals and beautiful wilderness. It was honestly a knee jerk decision! From the website, ‘Bearizona is approximately 160 acres. Visitors … Continue reading Bearizona: Williams, AZ
The Dry Desert Air and Humorous Company The sun shines across the valley and gleams off the casino windows, South Point, next door. We wake up full of wonder and ready to hit the road through the desert and into California to visit Joshua Tree National Park for the day! The route we chose took us through some breathtaking country, including the famous Route 66 and … Continue reading A Day in Joshua Tree
I am a huge fan of keeping our wild lands clean and untouched as we have enjoyed them for years. As one-time waste and park traffic increase, it is common to see elevated levels of trash as a result. I was so excited when I stumbled upon an awesome Instagram page, read about the mission and outlook of adventure from Wild & Co.. To keep our … Continue reading Wild & Co.
Central location to many parks and open spaces! When people hear the words ‘Las Vegas’, instantly their minds run to crazy bachelor parties, gambling, and women…but that may change after reading this. While going down to the strip, enjoying the glitz and glamour that surrounds you, it puts you in a place of unrivaled lights and fun. This is what most people want for their … Continue reading Las Vegas: Outdoor Paradise