Hiking The Mist Trail in Yosemite

The Mist Trail is one of the most popular and beautiful trails in Yosemite. Marked by amazing landscapes and waterfalls views, it's pretty obvious...

Kings Creek Falls Trail

The most popular short hike in Lassen National Park, and for good reason! This is a relatively easy and beautiful hike with huge views!...

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...

Coyote Gulch Hiking & Backpacking Guide

Coyote Gulch is an amazing beautiful canyon in the Grand Staircase-Escalante desert in Utah. It's a popular destination for backpackers and day hikers due...

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...

Burkhart Trail to Cooper Canyon Falls

Cooper Canyon Falls is a pretty nice hike by Southern California standards that flows year round and roars in April/May from snow run off....

Guide for Hiking Mt. Baldy (Mt. San Antonio)

Mt. Baldy is the highest peak in Los Angeles county and is a popular and difficult hike that's just over an hour outside of...

Making The Most Out of a 3-Day Trip to Yosemite

Planning a 3 day trip to Yosemite can be overwhelming when there's so much to see and do. If you're only spending 3 days...

The General Sherman Tree Trail

The General Sherman Tree is touted as the "biggest tree in the world"! It's not really the biggest or the widest tree, but because...

The Big Trees Trail

The park services didn't exactly think outside the box much when naming this trail. It's not much of a hike, but it is a...

Colby Canyon to Josephine Peak and Strawberry Peak

Colby Canyon offers a scenic route up to both Josephine Peak and Strawberry Peak (most challenging peak in the front range of the San...

Hiking Ubehebe Crater

Ubehebe Crater in Death Valley is a much more impressive crater than I initially thought it would be. It's about 1/2mi wide and 600ft...

Hiking Mosaic Canyon in Death Valley

Hiking Mosaic Canyon is one of the best ways to introduce you to the unique beauty of Death Valley. It has a diverse range...

How To Get A Hiking or Backpacking Permit For Half Dome

Getting a Half Dome hiking permit in Yosemite is like winning the lottery - literally!... since it's a lottery system, you have to win...

How to Get a Zion Narrows Permit

Overnight backpacking permits for the Zion Narrows are like gold - they are incredibly hard to get and go very quickly once they become...