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 […]

Trip Report: Sherwood Forest Faire

First Time at Sherwood Forest I have recently been introduced to the fun world of renaissance festivals, so Jack and I took a trip to the Ren Faire in McDade, Texas. Upon arrival, a group of characters were handing out flyers to gain attention for their show, which happened to be called Blunt Force Drama. […]

Trip Report: Colorado Bend Park

Spontaneous Trip to Watch the Super Blue Blood Moon Having finally comprehended the rarity of the upcoming Super Blue Blood Moon, I decided to plan a quick overnight camping trip. I quickly looked at a light pollution map to locate the nearest state park with a low level of light pollution. My 2 best options […]

Trip Report: Pace Bend Park

Adventures with BeeGee’s First Patreon Hiking Trip We just went on our first Adventures with BeeGee monthly hike with supporter Linda! The trip was short, but fun nonetheless, and know we know what a cool location Pace Bend is. A rough patch of Lake Travis shoreline Background Info: Pace Bend Park is a Travis County […]

Gear Review: REI Elements Rain Jacket

Long-Term Review of the REI Elements Rain Jacket I purchased this jacket in 2012 for a trip to Peru and have used it many times on the trail or days when I need to take the dogs out for a potty break on a rainy day. The REI Elements Rain Jacket, now known as the […]

Gear Review: Primus Yellowstone Classic Trail Stove

A Long-Term Review of the Primus Classic Stove I have been using this stove for about 5 years as my primary stove and I’ve never had an issue. If you want to learn more about different stove types, make sure you check out our previous post Stove Basics 1 and Stove Basics 2. When I […]

Trip Report: Zip Lost Pines (Video)

Ziping at Zip Lost Pines A group of us headed to Zip Lost Pines near Bastrop, Texas on May 6, 2017. Zip Lost Pines is an interesting use of the available land and an exciting adventure. Make sure you check out the video below to get an idea of the fun. If you are curious […]

Trip Review: An After Work Get Away

A Quick Trip to Goodwater Loop We have been trying to move to a new home over the last few months and for one reason or another, we just haven’t been able to make this happen. Our close and move in date just kept getting pushed and this ended up interfering and postponing multiple trips. […]

A Look Back at Cairn Box Subscription (Videos)

Interested in Cairn Subscription Box? If you are interested in a Cairn Box subscription, then take a few minutes to watch the videos below before you make your decision. This is a look back at the past 6 months as Jack unboxes his Cairn boxes so you can see “What’s in the box?!” If you […]