Tips for Backpacking and Hiking Alone

Tips for Backpacking and Hiking Alone | How To Be Safe | Somewhere Sierra

Solo backpacking and hiking is a great way to experience the outdoors at your own pace. Depending on your past experience outdoors, backpacking and hiking alone can seem daunting, scary and downright dangerous. As a woman, I am often told that people “don’t backpack outdoors for a reason” and “it’s too dangerous for women”, but […]

The Best Hikes In Sedona, Arizona

Best Hikes in Sedona Arizona | Devils Bridge | Somewhere Sierra

Here Are The Hikes You Need To Do While Visiting Sedona, Arizona   So your headed out to the desert! Well lucky for you, there is a town by the name of Sedona that is becoming a huge hub in Arizona for outdoorsy-hiking-people like yourself. Think the ‘Bend, Oregon’ or ‘Moab, Utah’ for Arizona. It’s […]

Where to Go on an Eastern Sierras Road Trip

The Sierra Mountains is home to thousands of gems. Its jagged landscape, alpine lakes, trails, and peaks have inspired many to continue to come back and explore deeper. The National Parks of Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite are located here, as well as a 390 mile stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Point Lobos State Preserve

“The ocean is a mighty harmonist” The mountains in the background had a mysterious haze to them. The wind was calm and the hues of the water were brilliant shades of blue and aqua. A perfect January Sunday. Families were strolling with their young kids, stopping to look at the otters playing in the kelp. […]