south dakota

  1. R

    Badlands and black hills

    Day 1 We arrived in the badlands around 4pm local time we had enough time to make it to the visitors center and stock up on some water before our hike and camp that night. We started off with the notch trail it’s described as a strenuous hike but it is fairly easy with some minor scrambling...
  2. Curt

    Badlands National Park, South Dakota

    Back in 2011 I went backpacking with my kids in Badlands National Park. They were still in college at the time. It was Labor Day weekend and the plan was to do a 20 mile loop through the Sage Creek Wilderness. One daughter has a set of rules that she requires me to agree to when we go hiking...