Four Waterfalls, One Spring, One Lake, 11 Miles, One Day

Fair Warning: This is going to be a longer, more picture-heavy post because this was a longer, picture-heavy day. We’ve used our camping spot in the Deschutes National Forest as a base of operations to visit several attractions within the Newberry National Volcanic Monument but weren’t finished with the area just yet. Knowing we were …

Oasis Biocompatible Cleaning Products

We are firm believers in, and practice the tenets of, many mantras about keeping the outdoor recreation areas we use clean and preserved for future visitors and generations. Sayings like “Pack It In, Pack It Out,” “Leave No Trace,” “Take Only Pictures, Leave Only Footprints” and, essentially “Leave It Better Than You Found It” all …

The Trials And Tribulations Of Our New Front Bumper

Since owning the Tacoma we’ve been lucky enough to not have hit anything living or otherwise that could do damage to us or us to it. We’ve also never gotten ourselves into a situation where we needed a winch to rescue ourselves (or others) from sloppy misadventure but we still keep trying 😉 Past experiences …