The AcadianX Adventure Blog
Adventures and insight from the backcountry.
In June of 2020 a team from AcadianX traveled to the Ouachita National Forest to take on the backpacking trail known as Eagle Rock Loop. The Ouachita National Forest is the oldest National Forest in the southern United States. The forest encompasses 1,784,457 acres (7,221 km2), including most of the scenic Ouachita Mountains. Six locations …Read More
Packed efficiently, a backpack can swallow an amazing array of gear. But what goes where? There’s no one right way to pack. Lay out all your gear at home and try out different loading routines until you’ve found what works best for you. Use a backpacking checklist to ensure you have everything and make notes on …Read More
If you’re an adventurer who loves being out in nature, then a hiking or trekking might just be your cup of tea. However, it’s important to understand that while the two activities share a number of similarities, they’re also very different. Understanding the difference between a hike and a trek is crucial for making sure you …Read More
The team from AcadianX led a group into the Kisatchie National Forest. Kisatchie National Forest, the only National forest in Louisiana, United States, is located in the forested piney hills and hardwood bottoms of seven central and northern parishes. It is part of the Cenozoic uplands (some of Louisiana’s oldest rocks) and has large areas …Read More
In February of 2020 the team from AcadianX traveled to south of Florida to explore the waterways and beaches of Everglades National Park. We started out in the Northern part of the Glades know as Ten Thousand Islands. The Ten Thousand Islands are a chain of islands and mangrove islets off the coast of southwest …Read More
I would like to talk to you all about something that really disturbs me, trash. I will admit that I am one of those people that gets irritated when I see someone leave the shopping cart out in the parking lot without returning it to the collection corral, but this is a step two far. …Read More