I'm Drew, creator of Trail to Peak. Trail to Peak brings content to life on the web through breath-taking photography and captivating video. I launched Trail to Peak in 2014 with a goal to inspire readers to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. I have traveled to 19 countries, walked Camino de Santiago, hiked the John Muir Trail, trekked through the Andes of Peru, and am constantly seeking new adventures in my home state of California. Joining me on my weekly adventures is my partner, Julia, our son, Owen, and our two goldendoodles, Isla and Lilly.
Fossil Falls is a basaltic lava flow located just off of Highway 395. In this guide, I’ll provide all of the information you need to find Fossil Falls, hike out to the dry fall area, and find a place to camp if you’re looking to make this an overnighter.
I’ve been a big fan of Hydro Flask’s vacuum insulated hydration bottles for a while now. Their ability to keep my beverages warm or cold for an entire day is a luxury I’ve enjoyed at work, on road trips, and on many car camping weekends. Hydro Flask recently released two new products in their ‘Wine Bundle’ line, the 25 oz Wine Bottle and the 10 oz Wine Tumbler.
Quantum Energy Squares are a new energy bar containing as much protein as a whole egg and as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. These bars are gluten free, vegan, soy free, dairy free, non-gmo, and contain no artificial flavors or colors.
For the fourth year running, I have compiled a list of the trail running and lightweight hiking shoes I’m looking forward to most. Like previous years, Salomon, La Sportiva, and Altra make the list. There are also some newcomers. Here are 25 of the most exciting trail running and lightweight hiking shoes of 2018!
The city of Denver just hosted its first Outdoor Retailer after the bi-annual conference had been held in Salt Lake City for 20 years. I just returned from a visit to Denver where I attended the Outdoor Retailer Winter market and wanted to share a few highlights.
The Sony Sonnar FE 55mm f/1.8 is a fast prime lens designed for full frame Sony mirrorless cameras. The Sony 55mm is a great lens for travel, portraits, street photography, and more. See my review here along with sample photos.
The KEEN Newport H2 Sandal is a popular water shoe built for hiking, walking, and travel adventures. The breathable upper uses nylon and neoprene for comfort and stability. The EVA midsole provides a stable base for all day comfort. The carbon rubber outsole handles trails and roads with ease. My son has been wearing the kid’s version of the KEEN Newport H2 for the past few months, and I’ll be sharing his experience in this review.
The Rokinon 35mm f/2.8 FE is a compact and lightweight prime lens designed for use with Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. Coming in at a mere 3 oz in weight and 1.3 inches in length, this is the smallest and lightest native full frame e-mount lens.
Vietnam is a beautiful country in Southeast Asia featuring beaches, rivers, farms, temples, and bustling large cities. I recently took a family trip to Vietnam and spent 10 days traveling the country from north to south. Here are 10 reasons why I think you’ll fall in love with Vietnam!
Siem Reap is located in the northwestern portion of Cambodia, and is the gateway to the greater Angkor region, the former capital of the Khmer Empire. The temples of Angkor are surely the highlight of Siem Reap, but travelers would be missing out if they didn’t explore the city a little further. Here are five reasons you need to add Siem Reap to your bucket list of travel destinations!