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Eastern Sierra Hike Reports

Backpacking Minaret Lake Loop & Climb Volcanic Ridge in Mammoth

The Minaret Lake Loop is one of the most popular and picturesque areas near Mammoth Lakes. There are many options to day hike or overnight camp in Ansel Adams Wilderness – learn about climbing the Volcanic Ridge (11,506 ft) as well to get an eye-level view of the Minarets!

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Eastern Sierra Hike Reports

Hike Big Pine Lakes to all Seven Lakes and Climb Cloudripper

Cloudripper is the 58th tallest peak in California and the tallest in the Inconsolable Range of the Eastern Sierra Mountains. It can be easiest accessed from Big Pine Lakes through a class two scramble at the end of seventh lake. Read on to hike through the glacial lakes and end up at a 13er!

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Hike Reports National Parks Road Trips

Paddle & Hike Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon is one of USA’s most beautiful slot canyon and paddling to it is the only way to hike it right now. Read on to find out how to experience this popular Navajo Nation slot canyon.

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Gear Guide

My Favorite Gear from the REI Memorial Day Sale 2021

Camping & hiking season is here and so are the sales! REI has its annual sale from May 21-31 and I’ve put together a guide of some of my favorite gear that’s on sale now. I’ve been hiking/ backpacking/ camping for 6-7 years and only recommend the gear I personally use and love! **This post […]

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Hike Reports LA / SoCal Trails

Climb Mount Baldy in the Winter via Mountaineers Route

Climbing Baldy Bowl on a dry season in Southern California

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Eastern Sierra Hike Reports

Matterhorn Peak: First Time Winter Mountaineering and Snow Camping

HIKE TO: Matterhorn Peak TRAILHEAD: Twin Lakes MILES: 12.6 miles TIME: 3d/2n DATE I WENT: Feb 26-28, 2021 DIFFICULTY: that depends if you’re scared of heights like me I guess ELEVATION: 12,285 ft ELEVATION GAIN: 5798 ft PERMIT: yes LOCATION: Hoover Wilderness, Eastern Sierra *photos in collab with Chris Brinlee Jr* NOTE: I lost my […]

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Hike Reports Road Trips

Chasing Hot Springs on the Colorado River in Nevada & Arizona

VISIT: 5 Natural Hot Spring + Emerald Cave Option LOCATION: Colorado River between Hoover Dam and Willow Beach (NV/AZ) TIME: half-full day (7 hrs for me, depending how long you spend at the springs) DATE I WENT: 2/23/21 BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring When I think of the desert and the Colorado River, hot springs […]

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Hike Reports LA / SoCal Trails

Hike Mount Lawlor 5928 ft. in Angeles National Forest

HIKE TO: Mount Lawlor TRAIL: Strawberry Peak Trail > Firebreak MILES: 4.55 miles loop TIME: 2:43 hr DATE I WENT: 2/14/20 DIFFICULTY: moderate ELEVATION: 5928 ft ELEVATION GAIN: 1309 ft PARKING PERMIT: yes LOCATION: Angeles National Forest Mount Lawlor (5928 ft) in Angeles National Forest is a relatively easy and short hike in the Angeles […]

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Hike Reports Road Trips

Ice Climbing in Ouray, Colorado

My first-time ice climbing and the struggles with a fear of heights TRIP OBJECTIVE: Learn to ice climb LOCATION: Ouray Ice Park, Colorado TRIP DATES: Jan 15-19, 2021 CLIMBING DATES: Jan 16 & 17 PHOTOS IN COLLAB WITH: Chris Brinlee Jr This month, my friend and I drove out to Colorado to try ice climbing […]

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Hike Reports LA / SoCal Trails

Hike Strawberry Peak via Mountaineer’s Route

HIKE TO: Strawberry Peak TRAIL: Mountaineer’s Route from Colby Canyon MILES: 6.46 miles out and back TIME: 2:47 hrs up, 2:17 hrs down DATE I WENT: 12/20/20 DIFFICULTY: moderate ELEVATION: 6165ft ELEVATION GAIN: 2684 ft PARKING PERMIT: yes LOCATION: Angeles National Forest Strawberry Peak’s Mountaineer’s Route is considered a class 2-3 climb, meaning it’s a […]

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