About Us

We founded The Happiness Function to inspire happiness through travel and outdoor recreation in the USA. Get to know us better!

About Us

We founded The Happiness Function to inspire happiness through travel and outdoor recreation in the USA. Get to know us better!

Ashlee Pablo Sunny - The Happiness Function

Welcome!

We're Ashlee & Pablo!

Currently Exploring: Ouachita Mountains and Ozarks Mountains in Oklahoma and Arkansas!

We founded The Happiness Function to show you how to seek fulfillment outdoors through an active and healthy lifestyle hiking, camping, and road-tripping in the USA.

Earlier this year, we said goodbye to Sunny, our ATD (All Terrain Dog). He was part of our lives for 14 years. He was a massive part of our life, and we wanted to share his special memory with you all, too.

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Meet Ashlee

I’m a South Dakota girl from the Black Hills (right by Mount Rushmore). I grew up being outside hiking, and taking care of farm animals. I live for being outside.

I majored in Biology and Sustainability solely because of my passion for nature, hiking, wildlife, being outside, and living a more sustainable lifestyle.

I'm down to earth and start my day with a routine that consists of walking, coffee, prayer, and meditation followed by creating content. I love unplugging and being in the wild as often as I can!

I have a 200-hour Iyengar Yoga Certification to teach.

I love to read! I'm usually reading 5 books at a time!

My Spanish is actually really bad! Sorry, Pablo.

I lived in a tent in the Utah backcountry doing research.

Meet Pablo

Pablo is originally from Argentina. He also loves being outdoors and has a worldly sense of adventure.

Pablo spent over 10 years doing back-to-back ski and snowboard seasons as an instructor in the Colorado Rockies and Andes Mountains of Argentina and Patagonia.

He loves exploring with our Aliner in tow. His big thing is to do more with less money, slow travel, hiking, and taking photos!

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Pablo is bilingual in both Spanish and English.

He's just finishing his BA in business (at 37).

He believes in living a debt-free lifestyle!

Pablo plays the guitar!

Gear can make or break your trip...
But it doesn't have to break the bank!

You don't have to quit your job to do what we do. You also don't need a lot of money or always use vacation time. We are here to show you how to make the most out of your adventures!

Gear can make or break your trip...
But it doesn't have to break the bank.

You don't have to quit your job to do what we do. You also don't need a lot of money or always use vacation time. We are here to show you how to make the most out of your adventures!

Let Us Help You Find Outdoor Adventures

You don't need a lot of money or vacation time to enjoy the local environment. Keep it simple and just go!