Jake Case

46 Flips | 1 Magazine | 31 Likes | 1 Follower | @jakecase86 | Keep up with Jake Case on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jake Case”

21 Must-See Waterfall Hikes in Arizona

The desert rat loves water but prefers to live, like his four-footed cousin the kangaroo rat, where water is rare as radium. The rarity makes it …

Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness: an Underrated Desert Oasis

We’ve hiked through a variety of Arizona canyon country over the last few years. Some of it crowded, like our mob-infested mid-October foray through …

Gettin’ Dirty: 11 Classic Waxed Canvas Aprons Built to Last

“All growth depends upon activity,” said Calvin Coolidge. “There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means …

Artists' Paintpots Trail – Easy Day Hikes in Yellowstone

What is a paintpot?<p>In layman’s terms, its a really, really muddy hot spring.<p>What’s so great about that? The hot muck of a paintpot acts like a …

National Parks

Pioneer Living History Museum: An Authentic, Unfinished Wild West

Leaving the Pioneer Living History Museum, you’ll see a sign that reads <i>Thanks for Coming Pardner</i>, with what appears to be a frontier version of …

Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Poles Review

The Montem Ultra Strong Trekking Poles are making quite a stir in the world of hiking stability. Hailed by many as a premium-quality pole at a …

Backpacking

Phoenix Sonoran Preserve: A Desert Wilderness in Suburbia

The Phoenix Sonoran Preserve is a little slice of wilderness surrounded by city. Nestled in northern reaches of the endless suburban sprawl of the …

Sunset Crater Q&A: Facts About Arizona’s Youngest Volcano

What type of volcano is Sunset Crater?<p>Sunset Crater is a cinder cone volcano. Among the smallest of the volcanoes, a cinder cone erupts gently, …

Badass Mountains with Badass Names: Power Rankings Edition

Is there anything more disappointing than an awesome specimen of a mountain with a name that's just downright lame?<p>On the flip side, isn’t there …

Ultimate Solitude: The West’s Most Underrated National Parks and Monum

(Photo Credit: Bob Wick, National Park Service)<p>America’s National Parks have never been more popular. The last few years were banner years for parks, …

Notes from the Crown: Playing Tourist in Glacier National Park

The Crown of the Continent. Naturalist George Bird Grinnell gave this nickname to a rugged swath of Rocky Mountains known as the Lewis Range in …

36 Hours at Yellowstone: A National Park Pilgrimage

Geysers. Bison. Bears. Crowds. Traffic.<p>These are likely the five words most commonly associated with Yellowstone National Park. The first three have …

Cookstove Trail: A Respite in the "Cool" Pines

On a clear and sunny November day, my wife and I loaded up our little Toyota Prius for a weekend trip to Oak Creek Canyon. With a reservation to stay …

National Park Service drowns plan to ban plastic water bottles

Grand Canyon National Park water filling station.<p>News<p><b>Author</b>: Steven Shaw <b><br>Date</b>: 08.16.17<p>The National Park Service is eliminating its ban on the sale of …

National Parks

frank lloyd wright-designed private island on sale for $14.9 million

<b>ever dreamt of owning a private island or let alone a frank lloyd wright building?</b> well, with petra island in mahopac lake, new york state, you can …

Architecture

Exceptional Goods + Ideas for Inspired Living

For some of us, reliable lighting is an essential part of an everyday carry set-up. Here’s a look at our favorite keychain flashlights for compact …

Knives

The Ridge Wallet Review: What We Liked — and Didn't

If your Facebook feed is anything like mine, you’ve been hit with ads for the Ridge Wallet for some time now. The Kickstarter-backed product, …

Crowd Funding

World Elephant Day is a reminder of our moral duty to care for nature

Paula Kahumbu: Ending ivory trafficking should be at the heart of a new vision for Africa’s development<p>Today a life-sized ice sculpture of an African elephant will be placed in Union Square in Downtown Manhattan. Over the course of the day, this massive ice sculpture will gradually melt, …

Wildlife

9 Gear Upgrades for Comfortable Camping

Look, we’re as big fans of roughin’ it as the next guys – but that doesn’t mean your gear needs to actually be <i>rough</i>. Here’s a look at some of our …

Solar Charging

8 Best Dry Bags for Protecting Your Gear in any Condition

For campers, hikers, and world traveling backpackers, there are few bits of gear as versatile and essential as a dry bag. Available in a wide array …

Backpacking

5 Reasons Why I Am Hiking the John Muir Trail

<b>Plain and simple: Get outside</b><p><i>Does the average human spend enough time immersed in “nature”? What even is “nature”? Aren’t we a part of it? If I am</i> …

Here’s the Best Firewood for Your Next Campfire Feast

You hang up the phone and feel that uneasiness in your gut quickly fade as your lips begin to perch into an inevitable grin.<p><i>She bought it</i>, you tell …

National Parks

What Walt Whitman Got Right in His 1858 Men's Health Guide

<i>Leaves of Grass</i> is now considered an icon of American poetry, but it wasn’t an overnight success. The first two editions of the collection sold …

Immune System

10 Best Waxed Canvas Backpacks for Home and Field | Territory Supply

Known for its water-resistant and tough-as-nails durability, waxed canvas was a staple of England and Scotland’s sailing culture.<p>Today, innovative …

Men's Fashion

The 5 Best Neck Knives for Everyday Carry | Territory Supply

Here's a look at our top choices for the best neck knives for all types of everyday carry needs.<p>ESEE Knives Black Candiru<p>There are neck knives, and …

Knives

17 Stoner Spots With Spectacular Views of SF

Treat your glazed-over eyes and stoney brain to some — dare I say — dank views this 4/20. Because nothing is better than a great view of the city in …

Hiking

The Best Travel Notebooks for All Your Explorations | Territory Supply

Sure, snapping photos on your phone or favorite camera will capture memories of a trip, but nothing beats good ol’ pen and paper for remembering …

Archives

Best Hammock Tarps For Backpacking & Camping: 2017 Buyer's Guide

Our picks for the <b>Best Hammock Tarps</b> for backpacking and camping:<p>Name<p>Shape<p>Material<p>MT Rank<p>Cat-Cut Hex<p>Ripstop Nylon or Sil-Nylon<p>Solid Pick<p>Cat-Cut …

Backpacking

An Unbelievably Massive Volcanic Engine Has Just Been Found Hiding Under Washington

Something fiery lives beneath Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park – a huge upwelling of superheated mantle material, in fact, which is melting the …