Embracing those "not-so-nice" days of Spring

Spring is such an emotional time of year. Most days are chock-full of excitement watching everything come back to life. Then there are those spring days that seem to make everything feel... well, hard. The cold, dreary, snowy, is-summer-ever-going-to-get-here days. Yesterday was one of those days. So I decided to fight back.

Embracing those "not-so-nice" days of Spring

Finding Our Park - Yosemite Teaser Trailer

There are certain places with such natural beauty, they instantly make our problems seem very small, and remind us we're a part of something much larger than ourselves. Yosemite is one of those places. We hope this will inspire you to get outside and explore as well.

Part one of four, this trailer teaser is part of our short film about our 9,000-mile, 31-day adventure around the US, exploring National Parks. Oh the adventure...

Finding Our Park - Yosemite Teaser Trailer

Yosemite!

It's as if you're wondering around in a magnificent painting that took a lifetime to create - only it's interactive - with an elk over there, a climber scaling a cliff up there, and oh! Look! A coyote passing through right there!

Yosemite!

Redwoods National Park!

The drive to get to Gold Bluff beach is such an adventure! The road takes you up and down a 6-mile, single-lane dirt road that takes about 30 minutes, twisting and winding through towering redwoods.

Redwoods National Park!

Crater Lake National Park sunrise!

We packed up last night after a four-day break from the road in Bend, and hit the road this morning at 5:30 to try and catch the sun rise at Crater Lake National Park. It was a beautiful morning drive through Oregon, watching the fog lift from the forests...

Crater Lake National Park sunrise!

Backpacking Grand Teton National Park!

Rounding the bend past the butte, the Grand Tetons finally came into view. If I had to put it into words, I'd say it's comparable to what it might feel like to round the corner and see a brontosaurus...

Backpacking Grand Teton National Park!