Best & Worst Yosemite Day Hikes

When I first started day hiking in Yosemite, I was very confused about the way the trails were named. Growing up on the East Coast, we have one trail to get to one destination,...

The Panorama Trail: Glacier Point, Illilouette Falls, Nevada & Vernal Falls

The entire Panorama Trail goes from Glacier Point past several stunningly beautiful views and waterfalls, and down to the valley floor via The Mist Trail. You can do all or any piece of this...
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Hiking Taft Point to Sentinel Dome Loop

Taft Point and Sentinel Dome are two prominent landmarks along the south rim which boarders Glacier Point Road. You can visit each point or connect both into a loop trail for a great day...

Hiking Upper & Lower Jackass Lake

This is an absolutely beautiful hike with astounding views of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The name Jackass Lake comes from when congress sent the cavalry to patrol Yosemite National Park (which these lakes were...

The Overlook Trail at Moreau Lake State Park

According to AllTrails, the Overlook Trail at Moreau Lake is "an easy hike appropriate for young children or older parents to get them out into the woods". This is NOT TRUE. This hike is...
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Hiking to Dewey Point via The McGurk Meadow Trail

Dewey Point is considered to be one of the best views in Yosemite. It's a breathtaking precipice, with visibility for miles and providing an almost 360 view of Yosemite Valley including El Capitan, Clouds...
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Top 5 Iceland Waterfalls: The Best, Biggest & Least Crowded

Some of the most awe-inspiring and eye catching features of Iceland are it's waterfalls. They seem to be literally everything. Driving along Route 1, it's a borage of waterfall after waterfall. And not only...
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What To Wear Hiking

The key to clothing on any hiking trip regardless of location or distance is LAYERS. Make sure that you have the proper layers so that you can easily add or remove during your hike...
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Svartifoss Waterfall Hiking Guide

Svartifoss is like no other waterfall I've ever seen. This is entirely due to the black basalt rock formations that surround it, creating a stunning visual motif. When hiking along the ridgeline approaching Svartifoss...
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Guide to Visiting Horseshoe Bend

The first time I heard of Horseshoe Bend, I was hiking in The Grand Canyon and a friendly fella on the trail asked where we were traveling and told us that we absolutely needed...

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