spring break adventure destinations

It’s that time of the year, Squatches. We’re looking at the calendar and planning our spring break trip. While we wouldn’t want to live anywhere in the world besides Squatch Nation, something about the beginning of spring begs for an adventure somewhere, well, not home. Whether you’re cramming for exams or saving up your vacation […]

Squatch Nation doesn’t put much stock in New Year’s Resolutions. Instead of changing our behavior, we want to look forward and plan some awesome new experiences for the year — and we finally got our list together for this year.. From exploring new places to finding new adventures, see Squatch’s bucket list items.   1. […]

Photo by Andy Dewey

The Pacific Northwest Sasquatch is a supremely hospitable creature. One of my most recent visits found me treated to a delightful lunch following an early morning hike — rather a jog on my part just to keep up with his daunting gait. Our trek began in the silent dawn with the sun’s first rays silhouetting Stuart […]

Being active can be really enjoyable, but it can also be a challenge. Depending on your personality, work schedule, or the way you like to exercise, you might have a preference of working out indoors or outdoors! Trying to find the time, place, or finances to stay fit can be difficult; here below we’ll attempt to […]

Almost nothing beats getting into a hot spring at the end of a long day of hiking or backpacking. Lakes and streams are refreshing, but the uniqueness of a pool heated naturally is incomparable. Why are hot springs so special, though? According to Tom Hillman, Senior Lecturer of Physics at Whitworth University, “Hot springs are a […]

Speaking with Sebastian Copeland is truly inspiring.  He’s a man who doesn’t settle for complacency or normalcy, and his accomplishments are long and illustrious because of it. With an explorers resume that includes crossing Antarctica multiple times, photographing for National Geographic, and filming award winning documentaries, peeking into his life inspires you to learn, visit […]

It’s impossible to quantify the variety of methods available for inflicting injury on yourself or your hiking partners. From insect bites and stings to broken bones the key to wilderness first aid is proper management of resources and the ability to identify what resources are at hand. When faced with injury in a remote location, […]

Getting bitten by bugs isn’t only irritating, it can be pretty damn bad for your health too. Dengue fever, malaria, Japanese encephalitis, Lyme disease and West Nile virus are all transmitted by bugs. Hell, the little critters can even infect you with Bubonic plague. As the weather warms up, inviting you to go outside and […]

Winter is finally over and now Mother Nature beckons the adventurous once more to wander into the great outdoors, but do not leave home unprepared. Here at Dr. Squatch we’ve collected together some indispensable kits that you should take with you on your next spring camping venture into the wild.  Consider it our ultimate spring […]

Think showering is an act best confined to your bathroom? Think again, because mother nature has bestowed upon us an abundance of natural showers to drench ourselves under. They come in all shapes and sizes, from 1,000ft torrents to 30ft trickles, some icy cold others pleasantly balmy. All you have to do is choose which […]