Experiencing Ride the Rim at Crater Lake! 33 miles, 3,585 feet in elevation gain, unlimited fun.
I had so much fun at last year’s Pursuit event, I signed up again the very first moment I saw registration open up. This year (2018), The Outbound hosted the event in Bear Valley (2017 was in Saratoga), so I was excited to drive out and experience the event start to finish this time around, … Continue reading Pursuit 2018
The North Face’s Basecamp
As many of you know, I’m always on the lookout for fun campout and activities. This year, I saw an ad for The North Face’s Basecamp - and signed up right away! This campout is a steal, at only $100, you get a tent for two people, dinner and activities all included - plus swag! … Continue reading The North Face’s Basecamp
After a few Kauai visits, this year I finally managed to pack the entire Kalalau Trail. Though I’ve often heard that getting permits for Kalalau can be difficult, I booked my January trip the previous August without much difficulty at all, I purchased my permits for $20/person per day without knowing if I would have … Continue reading Trekking Kalalau
California has no shortage of amazing parks and recreation areas, but for those who are wild at heart, the wilderness areas of California offer some of the most remote, pristine and dramatic landscapes you can find. Protected by the California Wilderness Act of 1974, these regions offer some of the best backpacking, hiking and fishing … Continue reading Desolation (Wilderness)
Only the most amazing camping weekend ever with like-minded adventurers.
Backpacking at Point Reyes – Coast Camp
Backpacking at Point Reyes National Seashore is a yearly tradition for me. I’ve been going ever since we took a class trip in sixth grade, and I almost always stay at one of the backpacking camps (though this year I stayed at Marshall Beach in Tomales Bay). Of the four camps, my favorites are the … Continue reading Backpacking at Point Reyes – Coast Camp
Any of you that know me personally know that I have a very special cat. Teal, my adopted Snowshoe Siamese, is just as much of an adventurer as I am. Since I adopted her a week before I was laid off at the end of 2008, I was able to spend a lot of extra … Continue reading #CampingCat
Tomales Bay Beach Getaway
A quick weekend trip to Point Reyes National Seashore.