Tiffany YoungExplorer

I ruin instant coffee. From Connecticut - currently reminiscing in New Zealand. Trying to get somewhere in the film and photography world.

A Weekend Adventure Guide to Crested Butte, Colorado

Crested Butte, Colorado

Check out more photos from the weekend on my website! Camping: Variety of camping on Slate River Rd. - primitive and uniformed (Oh Be Joyful) campgrounds.

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A Beginner's Climbing Guide to Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree National Park, California

Joshua Tree is a place to get lost in and leave feeling sun soaked and renewed, stepping out of the dusty golden tinged landscape.

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Why You Need to Get Your Butt to Morocco Immediately

Morocco

Morocco truly surprised me with how great (and easy) it was to travel, perhaps shaped a little by not having such high expectations going into it.

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5 Yoga Poses To Prepare You For Any Adventure

Imagine you just finished a backpacking trip. If you’re like me, you probably didn’t think much about doing anything but walking each day. At the end of the trip, your legs and feet are sore.

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Why You Should Study Abroad in New Zealand

New Zealand

When I was deciding where to study abroad I was trying to think of a place where I could go spend the majority of my time outside and I thought of the perfect place: New Zealand.

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Every Backpacker Should Print Their Maps From Caltopo. Here's Why.

When I started backpacking, I relied almost exclusively on Green Trails maps from REI.

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How to Retire Your Outdoor Gear the Right Way

There comes a time when we must hang up our gear and purchase anew.

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The North Face, Patagonia, REI Respond to Trump's Executive Order on Public Lands

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this year, you’ve probably read about the controversy surrounding the Bears Ears National Monument in Southern Utah.

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Home Sweet...Hut

Lake Tahoe, California

Backcountry skiing is known for fresh tracks, the whole earn-your-turns-thing, and disconnecting from your usual routine to immerse yourself in the wilderness.

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Drone Photography 101

Equipment I’m going to lead with the best piece of advice I can give. Start small. Even if you just got a brand new Phantom, leave it in the box and pick up a small cheap drone to practice with.

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My Favorite Drive in the World

I cant tell you where this love affair started. I can certainly telly you that it does have two end points though.

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How to Work a Summer Job in the Canadian Rockies

Banff, Canada

With the summer hiring season coming up soon, many people will be heading out to find seasonal employment destinations. Well, look no further: mountain dreams can come true in Banff National Park.

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Anyone Who Loves The Outdoors Should Read These 11 Poems

Some things can speak to us without saying a word and evoke feelings that lie beyond the reach of human language.

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Gather Stories, Not Photos

I stood on the edge of Canyon Junction Bridge in Zion National Park, surrounded by a small crowd of photographers.

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How the Outdoors Helped Me Fight Depression

Millions of Americans suffer from some kind of depression.

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Everything You Need to Know about Buying Machu Picchu Tickets

Peru

Buckle in. This is a long and aggravating process. The website is terrible and confusing, information is difficult to find, and it defies every standard of a good user experience.

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4 Lessons I Learned From Hiking Aimlessly

The open country with its many wonders can speak with a countless number of accents. Some thick and obvious, some soft and subtle, but the language and meaning are clear to all who can hear it.

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The Ultimate Travel Workout

When we travel, usually the last thing that crosses our mind is working out.

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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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Solo Camping on Max Patch Mountain

I started going on solo adventures in 2015 in April when I ventured to South America on my own to visit Peru and Bolivia. That was the first time I ever traveled outside of the U.S.

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The Ultimate Adventure Guide to California’s Highway 395

California

California’s highway 395, running from the Mojave desert to desolate Modoc County, is a hell of a road. As far as north-south highways go, the 395 is often forgotten.

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Backpack Torres Del Paine's "O" Circuit

Guardería Laguna Amarga, Chile

The hike can be broken down a few different ways. The first and most popular is "W" (3-5 days), where you will stay on the frontside of the park and experience a lot of foot traffic.

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Why Climate Change IS the National Park Service's Business

Among the flurry of executive orders, proclamations, and tweets coming out in the first days of the Trump administration was a gag order issued to the National Park Service limiting communication wit.

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Camp at Poincenot

El Chalten, Argentina

From El Chalten, the trail starts Avenida San Martín, where El Chaltén town ends. There you can park your vehicle in a designated parking area, or just walk from your hotel.

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