Hike Four: Boise Foothills: Shane’s & Three Bears

Occasionally Emily and I get these wild ideas. For instance: what if instead of hiking one day and running the next day, we combine our five-mile run with a hike and call it a…wait for it…TRAIL RUN! Sometimes our genius astounds even us. We had a very, very lazy weekend, or probably more aptly put,…

Rocky Canyon Hot Springs…sort of…

Last summer, Emily and I went camping outside of Crouch, Idaho. A coworker had told me that there were several designated campgrounds, though they usually filled up quickly. However, she pointed out, there were an overabundance of places to camp along the dirt road outside of town. There were in fact several camping spots that…

Hike Three: Red Rock Canyon (Las Vegas, NV)

Despite my steadfast resolution to blog in a timely manner after any of our given hikes, what I discovered this past week is that trying to blog when you are in Las Vegas—more aptly put, trying to blog while you are in Las Vegas partying and drinking—is pretty much on par with trying to exercise…

Hike Two: Cervidae Peak

Let’s talk about this crazy winter we are having in Boise if we can for just a moment. On Friday it was 54 degrees. That’s not me fat-fingering 24 degrees and actually typing 54. It was, seriously, 54 degrees in January. I think we had all braced for another harsh winter like the one we…

Hike One: Bear Basin & Trail Creek Hot Springs

In addition to hiking more in 2018, my goal is to also write more. As a Master’s student in English, it would make sense that I enjoy writing, though I’ve found the frequency with which I do it when not forced to in an academic setting is pretty low. But the only way my non-academic…

Welcome to Our Site!

We are Sarah & Emily! We live in Idaho, but love traveling through the Pacific Northwest (and anywhere else our budgets will take us). Being outdoors is a major part of our relationship, whether we are hiking or biking or camping, and we are so fortunate to live in a place with unlimited access to…