Trip Report: Big Bend Round 2 – Day 2

Rugged Trail Through the Canyons As I’ve said before, I’m notoriously bad for breaking camp in the morning and ended up getting a slow start. As I was haphazardly packing up camp, I saw the group from the Dodson Trailhead in the distance. This got me to kick it into high gear in an attempt […]

Trip Report: Big Bend Round 2

Preparing for the 100-mile Extended Mountain Loop It’s been a while, but I finally found the time to make it back out to Big Bend National Park. If you are interested in our first trip to Big Bend, you can follow along here Big Bend 2015. I headed out for the trip around 2 pm […]

Food Review: XMRE Blue Line

Yay! Breakfast for Dinner On our recent trip to Big Bend National Park, I lugged a XMRE Blue Line meal with me until the 2nd night of the backpacking trip. I probably should have eaten it the night before because of its huge size. I was silly and did not check what the meal was […]

Trip Report: Big Bend Day 5 & 6

Completing the Outer Mountain Loop This is the trip report for our final Day on the Outer Mountain Loop and the drive home. Make sure to catch up with Big Bend Days 1&2, Big Bend Day 3, and Big Bend Day 4. Sunrise on Blue Creek Trail Wake Up When we went to bed it was warm […]

Trip Report: Big Bend Day 4

Hiking on the Dodson Trail This is day 4 of our recent trip to Big Bend National Park make sure you catch up and read the reports from the previous days: Big Bend Days 1&2 , Big Bend Day 3, and Big Bend Days 5&6. Wake Up To be the desert, we sure experienced a decent amount […]

Trip Report: Big Bend Day 3

Hike Through the Chisos Mountains Make sure you follow the adventure by checking our backcountry driving from days 1 & 2 during our trip to Big Bend National Park and check out Day 4  and Days 5&6. Wake Up One of my first task when waking up was checking on Bmo after he was forced […]

Trip Report: Big Bend National Park Day 1 & 2

Travel Day and Backcountry Driving Jack and I recently headed out to West Texas for a multi-day adventure. We left Austin on November 10th and returned November 15th. Our plan was to do a few short hikes, little backcountry driving, and finish with backpacking the Outer Mountain Loop. We also met up with our Dad […]

List of Big Bend Trails

Compiled List of Trails at Big Bend National Park This post is a little bit different but after a thorough search of the internet, I could not find a website that listed all the trails available at Big Bend National Park.  So, I gathered everything I could find and compiled a trail list.  I know […]