Madre Chronicles

Louisiana Group Hang: Indian Creek Recreation Area Woodworth, LA

by Sierra Madre on

 Louisiana Group Hang 3/09-03/11 ‘18 Some things just work out… while planning for this hang, I saw a post on a thread saying someone wanted to go, but...

Adventure Down the Mighty Mississippi River - Nubé Hammock Shelter Gear Review

by Madre Adventurer on

Last winter I was afforded the great fortune of embarking on an adventure down the mighty Mississippi River via a wooden, 30-foot cypress-built canoe.  This voyager journey, spanning...

Hammock 100 Feet in the Air? Sure! Why not?!

by Madre Adventurer on

So as we all know hammocks are a great way to keep off the wet ground and safe from the critters. Now, in the tropical rain forest of...

Camping Gear Review - After 7 Weeks Hammock Camping Across Japan

by Madre Adventurer on

Many people have opinions on hammock camping equipment by the way it looks, or by personal perception, or by a one time backyard set up, however, the following...

South Africa: A True Test of My Abilities

by Madre Adventurer on

South Africa.She is beautiful and kind, yet she is robust and will snuff the life right out of you if you turn your back.I took off with my two climbing partners,...

Father - Daughter Kayak Trip Through the BWCA/Nubé Hammock Shelter Gear Review

by Madre Adventurer on

 I absolutely love camping in the outdoors, but I also adore the camping gear I bring to enjoy the outdoors. Whether it's backpacking, climbing, kayaking, or base camping, I am always...

Trip Summary - 7 Weeks Urban Camping Through Japan

by Madre Adventurer on

Urban camping all around Japan still feels like a dream. Many people have asked us what our favorite experiences were, but in reality, it was not just one...

Urban Camping - 7 Week Backpacking Trip Through Japan - Week 7

by Madre Adventurer on

 We went from Akita to Wakkanai. Ever since I had seen a Japanese animation I had wanted to visit the most northern point of Japan. Wakkanai has an actual...

Urban Camping - 7 Week Backpacking Trip Through Japan - Week 6

by Madre Adventurer on

From Kanazawa, we headed to Senmaida also known as a thousand rice fields flowing into the Sea of Japan. We took a whole day traveling to Wajima, a...

Urban Camping - 7 Week Backpacking Trip Through Japan - Week 5

by Madre Adventurer on

Mom found the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage on the National Geographic website. After the Onaida Nature Trail I was a little hesitant to go on another Japanese hike, but since...

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