I am thrilled our paths have crossed and I hope you hang around for a while.

My mission is to inspire outdoor travel while providing knoweldge and skills to do so safely- for both individuals and furry companions.
I hope by reading through these posts you will feel inspired and confident in your future adventures!

The focus of this website is the American Southwest, a very diverse part of the country commonly characterized by extreme heat,
slot canyons, waterfalls, and geological rock formations.

Whether you live in the area or are just passing through, I hope you’re able to find epic destinations to explore while gaining new skills
to elevate your safety and protect the environment!

Let’s get started below with essential hiker resources.

hiker resources

Whether you are new to hiking or have already logged many miles, hiker resources are available to you!


Hike with Gaia GPS!

One way to be prepared and stay safe in the outdoors is to use a phone app like Gaia GPS. With the ability to track yourself, follow already made tracks, get weather updates and more, it’ll help boost your confidence on the trails.

The small annual fee unlocks all the pro features in this app and is worthy every penny. You can’t put a price on your safety!

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Trail Guides

Discover your next hike through the many trail guides this website offers across Arizona, Utah, and Colorado.


Gain access to all of Karabou Adventures!

By subscribing to the website you will:

  • Gain access to the full GPX library. This is a library of all tracked hikes that you can download and import into your device to find the same places!
  • Receive an Arizona Hikes bucket-list full of 47 hike ideas directly in your inbox.
  • Be kept in the loop with weekly updates of new hikes and adventures added to the blog so you don’t miss out.
  • Receive important Southwest updates such as area closures, current wildfires, fun events, etc.

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    Discover other outdoor activities such as kayaking, cruises, and things to do in unique towns.

    US National Parks

    There is a reason these parks are designated National Parks. They hold some of the most beautiful and adventure worthy landscapes across the country.

    Visiting all 63 parks is a goal for many- myself included!

    visit the parks

    go camping

    Discover campgrounds, dispersed camping spots, and tips on how to find FREE camping!

    four-legged friends

    All things to do with the furry ones- gear recommendations, friendly hikes, and tips and tricks!