North Fork of Big Pine: Backpacking to the Glacial Lakes

When researching spots to explore, my friend Chris from Last Adventurer told me about the North Fork of Big Pine and it’s blue glacial lakes (not unlike those in Banff). I was immediately excited as I had never seen this area before, so we grabbed a permit and set out to backpack the area in […]

Backpacking to Glen Aulin from Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is known all over the world for its stunning granite domes and waterfalls. What many people don’t know, is that the part of it that is easy to access is only 5% of the park. To really experience its beauty you need to get out into the backcountry and start to see the […]

Half Dome Village (Curry Village) Review: Yosemite’s Famous Canvas Tent Cabins

Update – This area is now called Half Dome Village, but everything else has remained pretty much the same. Yosemite is one of my favorite places to go in all of California, maybe even in the whole United States.  It is exceptionally beautiful, and even though it is full of people, it still allows you to […]