Will McKayExplorer

  • Summit Mount Evans

    Mount Evans is a simple, yet drop dead gorgeous 14er. That being said, no 14er is easy by any means. However as far as 14er's go, this is a cake walk. Coming in at a rating of class 2, there tends to be some scrambling but nothing a well balanced ...

    4.5 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Camp in Dream Canyon

    When you're sitting at home for days on end, going through the constant routines of work, school, or utilizing your adult coloring book, sometimes one earns for something outdoors. And that is where Upper Dream Canyon comes into play. For myself, ...

  • Camp on Dalton Wash Road

    Zion National Park. Truly one of the beauties of the American Southwest. With red walls and orange sunsets, Zion is a must-see. However, during the busy season of the parks, finding a campsite that hasn't been snagged can be difficult. That's why ...

    0.5 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike Mt. Democrat

    To begin this wonderful hike, drive from the town of Alma, Colorado and head up Buckskin Street for about 6 miles. I would highly recommend a a vehicle with some clearance. Consider even a 4x4 vehicle if rain/snow is in the forecast!Upon arriving ...

    4 miles 2150 ft gain

  • Bouldering at Devil's Lake State Park in Wisconsin

    Devil's Lake State Park in Wisconsin offers some of the craziest views in the midwest as well as an abundance of supreme bouldering sites. To start off this endeavor there is one key item: a parking sticker. You can obtain one of these by heading ...

  • Backpack to Kelly Lake In State Forest SP

    Round trip will take you along 13.2 beautiful miles of Northern Colorado backcountry. Starting from the trail head which can be found within the entrance of the park (near the horse ring and car camping), you'll head into some beautiful backcountr...

    13.2 miles 2624 ft gain

  • Catch A Soper's Hole Sunrise

    To get to Soper's Hole Tortola, BVI, if you're a non-British citizen, requires a passport and valid ID (and anything else that is required for travel in the country). To enter the territory, I flew into St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, and then took...

  • Climb in Penitente Canyon

    Located in the San Luis Valley of south central Colorado, this beautiful piece of BLM land is a place loved by locals and most Colorado climbers.  Upon arriving at the Penitente Canyon parking area, which is free of charge, head towards the map at...

  • Summit Mount Evans, Descend Via Northeast Face

    Mount Evans is a simple, yet drop dead gorgeous 14er. That being said, no 14er is easy by any means. However as far as 14er's go, this is a cake walk. Coming in at a rating of class 2, there tends to be some scrambling but nothing a well balanced ...

    4.5 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Boundary Waters of Northern Minnesota

    To begin this adventure I would highly suggest contacting an outfitter in Ely, Minnesota. They will give you run down of the rules and regulations for the Boundary Waters. Once this contact is made you should make your way to Ely to meet up with y...

  • Hiking The Loch in Estes Park In Winter

    Now we were slightly under prepared for this easy to moderate hike. Mostly because my girlfriend and I woke up around 430 to drive to Estes in the winter. Winter you say? You must be crazy, right? Wrong. Hiking in the winter offers beautiful lands...

    6.1 miles 1059 ft gain

  • The Congress Trail

    Visiting Sequoia National Park can leave your jaw constantly open while hiking through the massive sequoia forests, especially on the Congress Trail. Visiting Sequoia for the first time was absolutely mind blowing, how could trees possibly get tha...

    3 miles 609 ft gain

  • Camp at Kite Lake

    Kite Lake is a beautiful little lake that is surrounded plenty of fourteeners. Just outside of Alma, Colorado, Kite lake can be accessed from Buckskin Street. Buckskin is a simple left turn after the only bar in Alma, or a right turn before the on...

  • Photograph The Maroon Bells

    Probably the most photographed place in Colorado, or maybe even in the United States, the Maroon Bells are simply a stunning sight to see.Beautiful 14er's surrounded by smaller mountains with a view of a lake? How can you beat that? Well you reall...