Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias In Yosemite National Park

Right after entering Yosemite from its South entrance you are presented with two roads. One takes you 35 miles into the valley and to the home of all of the beautiful pictures you have seen of Yosemite, and the other takes you 4 miles down a small road to a grove of Redwoods. If you […]

Fossil Falls: Dry Waterfall on Highway 395

Located off Highway 395, about 40 miles south of Lone Pine, sits a desolate area known as Fossil Falls. There is one sign for it each way, and if you blink, you can miss it. However, if you take the trip out to Fossil Falls, I guarantee what awaits you down the mile-long washboard dirt road is […]

Alabama Hills: Movie Locations, Arches & Photography

The Alabama Hills, a recreation area located in the shadow of Mt Whitney and the high Sierras, was a favorite movie location for old Hollywood and a staple of more cowboy movies then you can count. Throughout the last century, the Alabama Hills have appeared in hundreds of films with even a recent Quintin Tarantino […]

Mobius Arch in the Alabama Hills

When Amie, Zac and I went to Mt Whitney for our fateful summit, we spent the entire weekend hanging out, taking in the beautiful surrounding Lone Pine area and exploring the Alabama Hills. The Alabama Hills are the site where hundreds of cowboy movies were filmed over the last century, and you can read all about them […]

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 […]

Point Dume State Beach: The Beautiful Coast of Malibu

No trip to Malibu would be complete without spending an ample amount of time in the beautiful landscape that makes up the Point Dume national preserve. From its sprawling cliffs to its expansive beaches this area truly houses some of Southern California’s most beautiful stretches of coastline. If you are a southern california resident and […]

Devil’s Punchbowl In Pearblossum, CA

The Devils Punchbowl is a unique area in Pearblossum, CA (about an hour and a half North East of Los Angeles) with a state park that houses some interesting hiking trails and truly unique geological formation. The Devils Punchbowl itself is accessible from a 1 mile loop trail that drops you down into the center […]

Ubehebe Crater and Little Hebe in Death Valley

Ubehebe (pronounced YOU-bee-HEE-bee) Crater is a giant crater located near the northern part of Death Valley National Part. It is the starting point of the dirt road that leads to some of Death Vally’s best spots such as the racetrack, lost burro mine and teakettle junction; however, the crater itself is worth a trip to in […]

Slot Canyon in Anza Borrego State Park

The slot canyon in Anza Borrego is one of those hikes that you never realized you had right in California. The slot canyon is a beautiful natural formation nestled in the heart of the Anza Borrego State Park, about an hour and a half East of San Diego. The park has no fees to enter, […]

Natural Rock Bridge in Death Valley

Death Valley is full of unique and interesting places to visit. From Devils Golf Course to the Racetrack it has a large collection of odd natural formations, and the rock bridge is one of them. The natural rock bridge in Death Valley is located only a short 10 minute drive from Badwater along a dirt […]