April 13, 2019

Hall Ranch open Space hike

Halls Ranch was a pretty cool hike. It is also a mountain bike trail, so be aware. The day that I hiked it, however, I only […]
May 27, 2018
Gen hiking at St Mary's Glacier, Idaho Springs, CO

Hiking to Saint Mary’s Glacier in Idaho Springs, Colorado

One of our first days at an elevation over 10,000 feet was at St. Mary’s Glacier. St. Mary’s is a Very cool little town and the […]
May 26, 2018
Hiking Red Rocks, Morrison Colorado, Achieving Adventure

Red Rocks Hiking and Amphitheater

We landed in Denver, Colorado and weren’t ready to go to our rental, so we hit Red Rocks, where we did a portion of the trail […]
March 7, 2018

How to Poop in the Woods like a Pro

I find it absolutely amazing that we had an estimated 30 million visits to national forests in 2016 and no one shit or pissed on my […]
March 6, 2018

Body Odor Stinks! Control it During Long Distance Adventures

When hiking a long distance, you could smell like a burnt trashcan or a diaper full of Indian food.  Just because you are working hard during […]
November 28, 2017
Ken Jensen of Achieving Adventure looking out from Mt Evans

11 Hacks to Prevent High Altitude Sickness when Hiking, Climbing, or Biking

This is meant to be the ultimate guide to Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and the worse Altitude Sickness. I wanted to give you what took me […]
November 6, 2017
image of a man making a fire

How To Build a Fire Pit in the Woods (Without Getting Injured)

One of the most important outdoor survival skill to have is an understanding of how to safely build a fire pit. Learning this skill gives you […]
October 23, 2017

A Cheap Tactical Flashlight to Put in Your Gear

For power outages, one of the things that I recommend you do it purchase some cheap flashlights. I suggest keeping them all over your house in […]
October 9, 2017
crossing river

Keep from Drowning when Crossing Rivers

If you are crossing a river with a group of people there are a few ways to do so. These methods are: Rope Crossings (which you […]