We’ve just returned from a John Muir Trail send-off event. Our hiking buddy Paige and her daughter Taylor began their JMT adventure this weekend and we were lucky enough to join them on the first night. They’ll be on the trail for the next three weeks – unfortunately we only had one night to enjoy…

This past weekend David and I did an overnight snowshoe/ski into Lassen National Park with the Northern California Hikers. It was wonderfully hot and sunny on the snow, and sunscreen and hats didn’t do much to prevent sunburn. But it was worth it! We snowshoed in a few miles along the road to the Bumpass…

Saturday morning David and I met Paige up at Kirkwood Inn. We found a place to park near the gauging station on Caples lake and threw on our packs. The planned destination wa Emigrant Lake, a lake nestled below Melissa Coray and Covered Wagon peaks (close to the eastern boundary of Kirkwood ski resort). The first few miles were…

How to have a great birthday: 1: Pick your favorite hobby (In my case, being outside hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, whatever) 2: Pamper yourself at a nice cozy inn 3: Combine the two for a wonderful weekend. Our weekend was spent skiing and hiking in for a Birthday in Yosemite with a Saturday night stay at…

David had quite an adventure up by North Palisade and Bishop Pass a couple of weekends ago. It was the weekend where the storms hit and many people were lost and stranded in the snow. Dave, Jesper, and Jim took 14 hours to move the 10 miles back to the trailhead, but they made it.…

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