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Travel Spotlight: Aspen Hut Trip

Travel Spotlight: Aspen Hut Trip

McNamara Hut  Prior to this hut trip, a 5.7 mile trail with 2,000 ft. of elevation gain would have meant nothing to me. Now, I know better. Because now, I know what it felt like to hike in snowshoes for 5.7 miles, uphill, with a (somehow) 12 lb. backpack. Let's put it this way: if the hike was hard enough to make me pour out the entire bottle of Zinfandel for the sake of a lighter packload, it was difficult. At 10,360 elevation, the Mcnamara Hut is one of the original two huts established by the 10th Mountain Division.  10th Mountain Division...

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Crispin Muzzy
Travel Spotlight: The Psuedo-Local's Guide to Jackson Hole

Travel Spotlight: The Psuedo-Local's Guide to Jackson Hole

Home Sweet Wyoming I was born and raised in Houston, went to school in Virginia, then lived in Boston and Colorado. And somehow through the whirlwind of life I’ve come to feel like Jackson Hole is more like home than any other place I’ve put roots down in. If you ask me where to eat or what to do in Houston or Boston, the list will be short and there’s a 50% chance I’ll send you to a restaurant that straight up just doesn’t exist anymore. In Jackson though - I have my favorite places to go, activities to do,...

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Crispin Muzzy
Travel Spotlight: Bonefishing in the Bahamas When You Aren't a Pro

Travel Spotlight: Bonefishing in the Bahamas When You Aren't a Pro

Love at First Cast? Nope. Growing up I couldn’t think of a more boring activity to do than spend the day fishing. You want me to what? Sit in a boat all day with my grandma and drop a line in the water and….wait? Then around the age of 14 I was introduced to fly fishing and I still wasn’t sold: the tangled fishing lines, a flying hook in the air that felt like it was 2 inches away from taking out my eye every time - yeah, no thanks. Sometime in my 20s I stopped being so stubborn and...

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Kale Olander
Company Spotlight: Pete Drago, our Co-Founder, on "The World is Watching" Podcast

Company Spotlight: Pete Drago, our Co-Founder, on "The World is Watching" Podcast

A look into how and why Original Favorites was founded as well as the...

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