Torrey Pines State Reserve: Hiking Razor Point, Yucca Point & the Beach Trail

By far one of the easiest and most rewarding hikes you can do in Southern California is the plethora of trails at the Torrey Pines State Reserve in La Jolla. These trails provide a perfect backdrop for your exploration of the amazing California coastal scenery and they can be as long or as short as you […]

Hiking Bumpass Hell: Lassen Volcanic National Park

When exploring Lassen Volcanic National Park and hiking Lassen Peak we decided to also hike Bumpass Hell, one of the parks most well known attractions. Bumpass hell is named after Kendall Vanhook Bumpass who stumbled on this area in the late 1800’s while he was hiking. It is named Bumpass Hell because he actually fell […]

Hiking Lassen Peak: Lassen Volcanic National Park

I have always wanted to hike Mt Lassen in the Lassen Volcanic National Park (part of the Cascade Range) so we made it a point to make the trip to the park over Labor Day weekend. Lassen peak is undergoing a lot of restorations for the next three or four years, so there is only […]

Hiking to the San Jacinto Summit from the Tram

About a year ago a couple friends and I set out to hike to the San Jacinto Summit from where the tram lets out. Without much research we went into it thinking this would be a pretty simple hike as the tram drops you off at 8500 feet and the summit is only 10500; however, […]

Big Falls Waterfall in Forest Falls

Big Falls waterfall in Forest Falls is one of the largest year-round running waterfalls in Southern California. The top part of the falls is around 150 to 200 feet drop and the water continues down to the river below. There are many small waterfalls below the main two which makes this waterfall seem like it […]

Heart Rock Waterfall Hike (Seely Creek Falls) in Crestline, CA

Heart Rock Waterfall, which is also known as Seely Creek Falls, is located in Crestline, CA at the end of a roughly 1 mile each way hike. The waterfall is beautiful as it drops around 25 feet; however, the true draw of this hike is the fact that the waterfall has an almost perfect cut […]

Sapphire Falls Rancho Cucamonga CA Hike Photos

This information is on the old trail that is now off limits. Read the last section to see where the new trail starts. Update August 2013: Multiple people have told me the trail is currently closed “due to high fire danger,” I have not been myself but figured I would pass on the info as […]

Bridge to Nowhere Azusa, CA Photographic Journey

The bridge to nowhere is one of the hikes I have been wanting to do for over a year. The bridge history is as follows: the bridge was originally built to be a road that connects Azuza through the mountains to another highway, so the road was built all the way up to the bridge, […]