Tucked away in the empty stretch of desert between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, the Mojave National Preserve is the perfect escape for people looking to take a break from civilization. Continue reading
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Mojave National Preserve: Peace and Beauty near Las Vegas
Categories: Trip Report Tags: California, Camping, Desert, Dogs, Hiking, Mojave National Preserve, Photography, Wilderness 4 Comments
Lake Ediza and Thousand Island Lake: Like Old Times
After a 20 year hiatus, my dad and I finally got back into the Sierra to rekindle an old father and son tradition.
Categories: Trip Report Tags: Ansel Adams Wilderness, Backpacking, Camping, Dogs, Hiking, Outdoors, Photography, Sierra Nevada 36 Comments
South Lake to Bishop Pass: Disappointment at Dusy Basin
What a difference a week makes. After an amazing trip to Moonlight Falls near Lake Sabrina, I was ready to get back up into the Sierra as soon as possible. Full of excitement, I headed back up to the Bishop area to explore the Dusy Basin area of Kings Canyon, but unfortunately my streak of luck was not meant to last.
Categories: Trip Report Tags: Backpacking, Camping, Hiking, Kings Canyon National Park, Sierra Nevada 15 Comments
Bear Canyon: Death march up Mount Baldy
With only 3 weeks until Mt. Whitney, it was time for an extreme day hike to put my endurance to the test. We opted for a new trail, the Bear Canyon route up Mt Baldy which climbs about 6000 feet over an unrelenting 6 and a half miles.
Categories: Trip Report Tags: Backpacking, California, Camping, Dog, Dogs, Hiking, Los Angeles, Photography, San Gabriel Mountains, Trails 4 Comments