Downieville Mountain Biking Heaven

I’ve gotta be honest. I love Downieville mountain biking. We have done more mountain biking this summer than I ever have in my life. The majority of that mountain biking was downhill riding. We’ve been riding Northstar Resort here in Tahoe pretty regularly, about twice a week on average. To go with that, we have found a great free campsite just up the road from Northstar so we’re only a few minutes away each day. All that training and practicing at Northstar was going to come into play when Bailey’s mom told us that she had a family mountain biking getaway planned!

I had heard of the famed Downieville before, so I was anxious to get there and do some hauling ass. For those of you that didn’t catch Continue reading

Grand Teton Camping For Free

Today we focus on Grand Teton camping, for free. For many folks traveling to Wyoming during the summer months to visit the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Parks, finding lodging and camping that isn’t already occupied or very expensive can be an issue. Here I will cover a great free area of forest service land that is camped on all the time by tent campers, RV’s, vaners, and the like. This land is immediately adjacent to the park directly across the main road (US 89). This is completely free camping just outside Grand Teton National Park. The road you are looking Continue reading