Backpacking/ Hiking to Big Pine Lakes (via North Fork of Big...

The North Fork Trail of Big Pine Creek to the 7 alpine Big Pine Lakes is definitely one of the prettiest and best hikes...

Guide to Hiking Half Dome

Hiking Half Dome is a "bucket list" item for many people and is not something to commit to lightly or to go into unprepared....

Hiking to Yost / Fern Lakes, Inyo National Forest

This is a short but difficult hike to two beautiful lakes in the Sierra Mountains in Inyo National Forest. Yost and Fern lakes sit...

How to Get Permits for the John Muir Trail

The John Muir Trail is a life long dream for many hikers. With incredible views and challenging terrain, hiking this 213 mile trail can...

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...

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...

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...

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!...

Kayaking with Sea Otters and Seals at Elkhorn Slough in Moss...

Get up close and personal with sea otters and seals by kayaking right along side them in the Elkhorn Slough Conservation Area at Moss...

Spend a Day Kayaking Along The Russian River

The Russian River is a popular California summer destination. Located in Sonoma and Mendocino counties just north of San Francisco, the river winds past...

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...

Death Valley 1-Day Road Trip

Planning a road trip to see all of Death Valley in one day is impossible. It's one of the biggest parks in the country...

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...