Santa Rosa Island

Backpacking on Santa Rosa Island off the coast of southern California was an amazing time.  But in order to make sure you have a great time there are some things you need to be aware of.  You can get a boat ride from Island Packers.  There is only one camp ground on Santa Rosa island making… Read more »

Vernal Falls

Vernal Falls is one of the main water falls in Yosemite National Park.  When backpacking and camping in the Yosemite valley you are surrounded by beauty and people.  The trail that takes you to Vernal Falls is a paved road for the majority of the way.  There is also a water fountain before the last… Read more »

Duck Lake

The trail head starts at about 8,400ft elevation and climbs to about 9,800ft when you reach Duck Lake.  You pass 5 small lakes on the way up to Duck Lake all unique and beautiful. Backpacking this beautiful country side up above Mammoth Lakes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains will touch you to your soul.  It might… Read more »

John Muir Trail with Mules

There is a company called Mountain Travel Sobek that will take you on a 13 day 103 mile long trek through the John Muir trail starting from Florence Lake and going north to Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park.  You will only wear day packs while the mules do all the extra heavy lifting.  The expedition… Read more »

Mammoth Lakes

Coming soon.  

List of all 9 National Parks in California

Here is the list of all 9 National Parks located in California that we will be visiting and sharing with you: Lassen Volcanic – This national park has all four type of volcanoes found through out the entire world.  The volcanoes are Prospect Peak (shield volcano), Lassen Peak (plug dome volcano), Cinder Cone (cinder cone volcano), and Brokeoff… Read more »