Views From Dewey Point In Yosemite National Park | Somewhere Sierra

Lightweight Backpacking Gear for Thru Hikng

Whether you're looking into one of the Triple-Crown thru hikes in the States, a smaller thru hike that's more closer to home, or you're just looking to upgrade to some better gear- lightweight backpacking gear is going to make a huge difference. Gear is very subjective and will vary from person to person. The more time you spend on trail , the more experience you gain with gear you like, what...
Backpacking El Capitan Historical Trail In Yosemite National Park | Somewhere Sierra

Backpacking The El Capitan Trail in Yosemite

The El Capitan (Historical) Trail is a 17 mile backpacking and hiking trail that goes up past Upper Yosemite Falls and over to the top of El Capitan on the North Rim of Yosemite National Park. The trail is usually hiked point to point, and has great views from the top of the famous granite face and Eagle Point. Overall, the trail is a leg pumping 5,515ft of elevation gain and is rated...
Backpacking The Pohono Trail In Yosemite National Park | Somewhere Sierra

Backpacking The Pohono Trail in Yosemite

The Pohono Trail is a 12 mile backpacking hike that goes along the south rim of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park. The trail is commonly hiked point to point from Glacier Point to Inspiration Point, near Tunnel View. Overall, the trail has 2,020 ft of elevation gain and is rated as moderate on AllTrails.  Permits In 2021 Wilderness Permits for overnight trails in Yosemite National Park...
Best Stops on Highway 1 | San Francisco

Best Stops on Highway 1 in California

Looking for some great stops on your next road trip down California Highway 1? California’s Pacific Coast Highway is home to the most incredible views of the California Coast. The 600 mile route stretches from the northern town of Leggett, California down to Dana Point near Los Angeles. In total, the drive will take about 9 hours to complete from end to end, and about 2.5 of those hours will...

What to Know Before Hiking The Lost Coast Trail

The Lost Coast Trail is a 25 mile thru hike on the Northern California Coast. The LCT is California's wildest and most remote coastlines and follows along sandy beaches, rocky shores, and grassy beach bluffs. Stretches along the trail are only crossable during low tide and best hiked during the spring/fall months for less crowds. Want To Hike The Lost Coast? Planning your route for the Lost Coast...