Michael GabbertExplorer

Minnesotan. Livin' in the North. Email: mjgabbert@gmail.com

Hike the Badlands' Notch Trail

Interior, South Dakota

Notch Trail is on the south end of the Door Trail car park. The Trail sorta follows a dry river bed but there is also a actual trail you can also follow.

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Hike to Panther Creek Falls

Carson, Washington

This hidden beauty is just north of Carson, Washington. Watch for Panther Creek campground signs and follow the twisting road about 7 miles to a rock quarry and park there.

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Hike to Hidden Lake Lookout

Skagit County, Washington

Be careful when heading up this 4.5 mile trail since there can be snow coverage into the summer. When you start the trail, you'll get a little tree coverage as you start climbing up.

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8 Can't-Miss Adventures In The Canadian Rockies

Picking your next travel destination is never an easy task when there's an infinite amount of places that are worth checking off your list. However, this time around, the choice was clear.

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Snowshoe or Ski to Mazama Ridge

Ashford, Washington

This scenic destination begins at the Paradise parking lot. Head north from the parking area towards Myrtle falls.

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Gorton Creek Falls Hike

Cascade Locks, Oregon

The Gorton Creek Falls hike provides an excellent challenge for those who are searching for a bit of adventure.

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Hike to Fairy Falls

Corbett, Oregon

Fairy Falls sits in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge, not much more than a mile from the Wahkeena Trailhead.

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Hike to Marion Falls

Idanha, Oregon

This hike explores an off-trail trip to one of my favorite waterfalls in Oregon. To kick off this hike, you'll start at the Marion Lake trailhead.

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Studying a Foreign Language: the Best Overlooked Adventure Tool

In middle school I fell flat on my face trying to study Spanish.

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How to Take Long Exposure Photographs at High Noon

I think a good caveat to begin this type of post, as with most things photography related(!), is that there are so many ways to achieve the same, or similar, results in the photo world.

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Backpack to Headlight Basin and Lake Ingalls

Leavenworth, Washington

The hike to Lake Ingalls is arguably one of the most popular in Washington, particularly during the fall when the larches turn and become ablaze in bright yellow.

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HI-TEC: How We Turn our Work into an Everyday Adventure

Driving west, we were exhausted, and bound for home on a Sunday night.

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25 Badass Backpacking Trips

There's something about camping in the wilderness that makes us feel tough.

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6 Ways to Improve as an Outdoor Adventurer

Like many other outdoor enthusiasts, I was originally drawn to backpacking by the sense of adventure it afforded.

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10 Must-Do Adventures from Banff to Jasper

It goes without saying that the Canadian Rockies should be at the top of your adventure bucket list. With snow-capped peaks, emerald lakes and abundant wildlife, there's beauty around every corner.

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Catch the Sunrise at Merlion Park

Singapore, Singapore

An iconic view within Singapore anchored by the infamous Merlion statue, the park is not to be missed when visiting.

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Explore the Supertree Grove

Singapore, Singapore

The Supertree Grove is a free park located in the center of the Gardens By the Bay. Comprised of 12 total trees, each of which stand 80 to 165 feet tall, this grove is a must see in Singapore.

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Catch the Sunrise at Rod & Reel Pier

Anna Maria, Florida

With a pier stretching 100 feet into Tampa Bay, the Rod & Reel Pier is the perfect spot to be for sunrise.

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Catch the Sunset at Bean Point

Anna Maria, Florida

Bean Point is the northernmost tip of Anna Maria Island.

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Hike the North Beach Trail at Deception Pass

Oak Harbor, Washington

A strait separating Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island, Deception Pass and the bridges that span it are a fascinating day trip from Seattle.

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Explore Paris’ Wall of Love (Le mur des je t'aime)

Paris, France

Located in the Montmarte district of Paris, the Wall of Love--or as the French call it Le mur des je t'aime--is an off-the-beaten-path place to explore.

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Explore Rue Crémieux

Paris, France

A street so small and non-descript that unless you plan to visit it or stumble onto it, is something that could be easily missed.

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Sandboard the Brenton-On-Sea Dunes

Brenton-on-Sea, South Africa

Just west of the city of Knysna, halfway on the southern coast of South Africa, sits Brenton-On-Sea - a beach town on the Southern Ocean.

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Raft down the Li River

Guilin Shi, China

This adventure starts in the village of Yangdi. Located 45 miles from Guilin, the closest metropolitan city, Yangdi sits at the base of karsts on the west side of the Li River.

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