Yellowstone Trip Reviews

This year Jen and I decided to take a trip to Yellowstone National Park. We’d had a lot going on at home, and with the Pandemic still in full swing piled on we just needed to get away and Yellowstone was calling. Below you will find reviews about our trip. The reviews will cover our time at Yellowstone National Park, Rex Hale Campground, Hiking Trails, Photography locations, and the gear we both ended up using.


National Park Information:

Hiking Trails of Interest

  • Uncle Tom’s Trail –
  • Red Rock Point Trail –
  • North Rim Trail – 
  • South Rim Trail – 
  • West Thumb Overlook Loop Trail – 
  • West Thumb Geyser Basin Trail – 
  • Duck Lake Trail – 
  • Riddle Lake Trail – 

Photography Locations:

  • Hayden Valley (Overlook’s at Yellowstone River): Mud Volcano – 
  • Grand Canyon of Yellow Stone: Uncle Tom’s Trail | Inspiration Point | Grand View | Artist Point – 
  • West Thumb Geyser Basin – 
  • Old Faithful – Old Faithful | Blue Star Spring | Grand Geyser | Chromatic Pool | Grotto Geyser | Bottomless Pit | Morning Glory Pool
  • Grand Prismatic | Firehole Spring | Leather Pool

Gear Being Used:

  • Goal Zero Yeti 200X Portable Power Station
  • Nomad 50 Solar Panel
  • BioLite FirePit+
  • OXO Outdoor Cast Iron gear
  • Black Diamond Moji Lanterns
  • Nikwax TX. Spray-On Water Repellent
  • Rubbermaid Action Packers
  • GSI Outdoors Kitchen Gear
  • ust FlexWare Sinks
  • REI Outdoor Tarps
  • Adventure Medical Kits Mountain Series Hiker Medical Kits
  • Goal Zero Flip 36 Power Bank
  • Celestron Outland x 10×25 Binoculars
  • Scepter Water Container 20 Liters/5Gal
  • Gerber Contrast AO Knife
  • Deuter Trail 30 Pack
  • GCI Outdoor Kickback Rocket Chairs
  • Kelty Blockhouse Privacy Shelter
  • NEMO Helio LX Pressure Shower 22 Liter
  • Mountain Summit Gear Deluxe Roll Top Kitchen
  • North Face Wasatch 40 Sleeping bags
  • MSR Stake Hammer
  • Gregory Nano 22 H20 Hydration Pack
  • Lifestraw Go Filter Bottle with 2 stage filteration 22 fl. oz.
  • Sawyer Extractor Pump Kit
  • Petzl Tikkina Headlamps
  • Kelty Discovery Shade Shelter
  • AlpineAire Foods Ready Meal Kits
  • Brunton TruArc 7 Compass
  • Leki Micro Vario Ti Cor-Tec Trekking Poles
  • Magellan Outdoors Mission 8-Person Tunnel Tent
  • Scat Belt GRIZ Bear Spray Belts
  • Eurmax Galvanized Non-Rust Tent Stakes
  • Canon EOS T6
  • Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens
  • Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens
  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro
  • DJI Mavic Mini
  • Syrp – Genie Mini II Motion time-lapse and panorama control devices
  • DJI Pocket