McArthur-Burney Falls: A Mesmerizing Waterfall in Northern California

I don’t get up to Northern California more than a couple of times a year, so I have been waiting for about three months to see the ridiculously amazing McAurther-Burney Falls. I had seen tons of pictures and only hoped that when I saw it in real life, it would be as impressive. I couldn’t […]

Hiking the Mt Whitney Trail: A Photo Guide

I am writing this while sitting in my tent at Trail Camp with the wind blowing 20 MPH. I am trying to take my mind off the bending of my tent for long enough to decide how I am going to create a post that stands out on my successful summit of Mt Whitney, the […]

Five Adventure Trips in Yosemite with the Yosemite Conservancy

When my friend at Yosemite Conservancy asked if I would support them by helping spread the word about their courses I couldn’t resist. Yosemite has a special spot in my heart as it is one of my favorite places in the entire United States. Its beauty is truly unmatched and any organization that spends its […]

Potato Chip Rock: Mt Woodson Summit in San Diego

I love the picture I have seen of people standing on the edge of a thin rock that looked like it will break at any moment. Upon additional research, I found out that the rock as mentioned above is outside of San Diego on top of the Mt Woodson summit. I figured I had to […]

Top Hiking Trails in Southern California

Update: This post now has more then ten hikes – Enjoy and be sure to comment with your favorite hikes! By creating this blog, I am often asked, “What are the top places to hike in Southern California?” While this is a tough question answer, it is petty easy for me to narrow down my […]

Santa Rosa Plateau: Vernal Pools, Wildflowers & Adobes

It is not often that you really get a taste for what our area of Southern California was like before the commercialization and people filled it to its current capacity. Sure you can make the drive up into the mountains, but a quick trip over the Santa Rosa Plateau is a great way to spend […]

Bee Rock Hike in Griffith Park

Bee Rock is another little gem of a hike that is located right next to the old LA Zoo in Griffith Park. This area is quickly becoming one of my favorite stops in LA as it is so close to the hustle of the city yet it feels so far away. This unusual mountain juts […]

Hollywood Sign & The Batcave: Hiking LA’s Famous Spots

One of the most iconic symbols of Southern California, the Hollywood Sign, is also very accessible and should be a go to destination at least once during your time in California. The hike is easy enough that any member of the family can do it, but still difficult enough to get your heart rate pumping […]

Escondido Falls Hike in Malibu: A Beautiful Three Tiered Waterfall

Escondido Falls is one of the best hikes along the entire coast of Malibu. The hike itself is a relatively easy 4 miles round trip, but it leads you to one of the best waterfalls in Southern California. The waterfall has three tiers, one that is easy to access and two more that should only be […]

Devil’s Chair Hike in Devil’s Punchbowl County Park

After hearing about the beautiful geography and interesting hiking trails in Devil’s PunchBowl County Park I finally set out to experience it myself. About an hour and a half from LA and from the Inland Empire, this county park, located in the city of Pearblossum, is a gem that I would highly recommend you seek […]