Hey there, I’m Dani! I created Atlas Calling with the intention of sharing my adventures while encouraging women to explore the world through the outdoors and adventure travel. Here, you will find inspiration for your next outdoor adventure, gain tips for starting new ones, and learn about the world we frequently forget about. 

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Backpacking Reflection Canyon

Read about my two day trek in the desert to see the sunrise over one of the most beautiful spots in the American Southwest. 

Free Soloing the 2nd Flat Iron

A classic adventure in Boulder, Colorado for climbers and scramblers! 

Inspiration and Adventure Travel

Outdoor adventure travel may be one of my favorite ways to explore! Not sure where to start or where you want to go? Browse some of my favorite trips and places to get some ideas!

Backpacking the Salkantay to Machu Picchu

Read about my sister’s and my trip backpacking 5 days on the Salkantay Trek without a guide, and get ideas for planning the logistics yourself.

Hiking the Tongariro Crossing in New Zealand

Read about my day hiking the Tongariro Crossing in New Zealand and learn how to plan it for yourself.

Hiking the Ruins of Cusco, Peru

Want to get some hiking in while exploring the city of Cusco? Read about my trip hiking around the ruins of Cusco.

Planning Your Adventure Travel

Not sure how to plan or pack for your adventures? Look through some of my top planning guides to get ideas. 

Ultimate Colorado Adventure Guide

Visiting Colorado? Read my guide to visiting all the must see places in the state. 

One Summer Week in Colorado Itinerary

Planning on visiting Colorado in the summer? Read this itinerary to get ideas on getting a taste of Colorado.

Best Colorado Ski Resorts for Big Mountain Skiing

Want to practice your big mountain skiing in a controlled resort? Here are the best places in Colorado to hone your ski skills before getting into the backcountry.

Best Utah Canyons for Beginning Canyoneers

Want to get into canyoneering, but not sure where to start? Here is a list of some of my favorite Utah canyons to take beginners in. 

10 Day Road Trip Through Ireland Itinerary

Ireland is a gorgeous country. Read the 10 day road trip itinerary for those with fondness of archaeology, history, and hiking. 

One Winter Week in Utah Itinerary

Planning on taking a ski trip to Utah this winter? Read this itinerary to get an idea on what to visit. 

A Week in British Columbia Itinerary

Want to learn how to spend a week in British Columbia in the summer? Read this guide for climbing, biking, and hiking must dos. 

Backpacking Colorado: A Trail for Any Length

Planning a backpacking trip in Colorado this summer? Here is a breakdown from one and two night trips to multi week thru hikes in the mountains. 

My Favorite Outdoor and Adventure Travel Gear

Altra Lone Peak 4 Mid RSM Review

Read my review on some of my favorite trail runner/hiking boots crossovers. 

Osprey Aura AG 65L

Read about one of my favorite backpacking backpacks to bring for longer trips in the backcountry. 

Big Agnes Copper Spur 2 Tent

Looking into purchasing a new backpacking tent? Read my review on one of my favorite light weight 3 season backpacking tents. 

La Sportiva TX3

Read why I take these approach shoes on almost any adventure in canyoneering and mountain scrambling. 

Learn Something New

What are the 10 Essentials

Learn what the 10 essentials are before heading out on an adventure so you are better prepared.

Best Outdoor Adventure Travel Clothing Companies Supporting the Environment

Read about shopping sustainably whether getting prepared for that next mountain summit or staying comfortable while traveling. 

Don't Bust The Crust

“Don’t Bust the Crust” and “Tiptoe through the Crypto”. Learn what biological soil crust is and why you should tread carefully around in while adventuring in the desert. 

How to Pack for a Hiking Day Trip

Learn how to pack your backpack for a day hiking trip in the mountains!