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A Walk through the Woods: Day 1 of the High Sierra Trail

Sequoia National Park contains some of the most amazing scenery in the lower 48, and it’s all on display from the start of the High Sierra Trail at Crescent Meadows. From towering giant sequoias to giant granite cirques, from lush meadows to cascading creeks, it’s no wonder that many choose to do the “simpler” trip of doing an out-and-back to Hamilton Lake.

Into the Range of Light – High Sierra Trail

“Mountains are not Stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, They are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.” ~Anatoli Boukreev It’s been over four weeks since we stepped

Journey Through the Badlands

When we decided that we were moving to New Hampshire and that we were going to drive all the way there, I started researching places for us to stop along

A Desert in the Mountains: Great Sand Dunes National Park

Knowing that we were most likely moving away from Colorado, I wanted to make sure that I visited Great Sand Dunes National Park before packing everything up and moving across

Colorado Bucket List: Lone Eagle Peak

Yesterday Jason and I made the long trek (16.7 miles, 3071 ft of climbing) in to Crater Lake and Lone Eagle Peak. Most people do this as a backpacking trip,

An Unexpected Find in Central California: Pinnacles National Park

A couple of weeks ago I was in the Bay Area for work and found myself with a half day of freedom between finishing work Thursday morning and flying out