HIKE TO: Finger lake TRAIL: Big Pine South Fork MILES: 10.74 miles out and back TIME: 8:05 hrs (1 night) DATE I WENT: 6/13-14/20 DIFFICULTY: strenuous ELEVATION: 10789 ft ELEVATION GAIN/ LOSS: 3568 ft HIKE PERMIT: yes for overnight camping PARKING PERMIT: no LOCATION: Eastern Sierra, Inyo National Forest I’ve been wanting to hike here […]
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Here’s a collection of spots I have visited up and down the 395 hwy in the last month. The Fall foliage is in the Eastern Sierra mountains is still around but disappearing quickly so check it out soon before the colors are all gone! McGee Creek – Mammoth Lakes, CA Date visited: Oct 18-19, 2019Fall […]
HIKE TO: THOUSAND ISLAND LAKE, GARNET LAKE, EDIZA LAKE, SHADOW LAKE TRAIL: AGNEW MEADOWS > RIVER TRAIL/ SHADOW CREEK > JMT > HIGH TRAIL/PCT (THOUSAND ISLAND LAKE LOOP) MILES: 23.73 MILES TIME: 3 DAYS/ 2 NIGHTS DATE I WENT: 7/21 – 7/23, 2018 DIFFICULTY: MODERATE BACKPACKING TRIP HIKE PERMIT: YES LOCATION: ANSEL ADAMS WILDERNESS, MAMMOTH/ […]
HIKE TO: Big Pine Lakes to Third Lake & then some TRAIL: Big Pine Creek North Fork MILES: 14.54 miles out and back TIME: 3:41 hrs up, 3:29 DATE I WENT: 6/7/16 – 6/8/16 DIFFICULTY: moderate ELEVATION GAIN/ LOSS: 2471 ft HIKE PERMIT: yes PARKING PERMIT: no LOCATION: Eastern Sierra, Inyo National Forest It’s been […]
Video of our backpacking trip to Mount Whitney in August 2015! It’s a little rocky because it was our first time shooting with the GoPro, but thanks Duy! It includes footage from the Mobius Arch in Alabama Hills, as well as our journey on the Mount Whitney Trail, Lone Pine Lake, Trail Crest, Pinnacles, and of course […]
Two weeks ago [8.25.15] at 9 am, I summited Mt Whitney… and it was amazing!! How many people can say that? Well I’ve been told only 30% of hikers who attempt it will succeed in summiting. I’ve never even thought about doing this until early this year. I knew someone that went last year, and someone else […]