Adventure Blogs – Achieving Adventure

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 […]
September 29, 2017

Planning a Cold-Weather Adventure? Grab These 6 Essentials for Winter Hiking

Are you an avid hiker? Are you planning a winter hike into the great unknown? Planning a Cold-Weather Adventure? Grab These 6 Essentials for Winter Hiking […]
September 11, 2017
cross rivers

How to Cross Rivers and Streams when Hiking

Hazards of Moving Water If you ever find yourself backpacking for fun, or in an emergency, you will probably cross a river or stream. There are […]
June 27, 2013
Survival with Fire: How to Make a Fire Hardened Wood Spear

13 Survival Weapons for Wilderness Adventures Gone Wrong

Anyone who is into outdoor adventures, especially extended ones, know that there is a risk of getting stuck out there for an undetermined amount of time….whether […]