Backpacking The Thousand Island Lake Loop to Ediza and Iceberg Lakes.

Backpacking the River Trail to Thousand Island Lake, Iceberg Lake and Ediza Lake will wind you up towards one of the most breathtaking mountain ranges in the Sierras, the Ritter Range. This loop is about 25 miles long and has an overall elevation gain of 4,665ft. The loop will go south on the John Muir Trail (JMT) from Thousand Island past Garnet and Ruby Lakes, before splitting off up to Ediza...
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Backpacking The Big Pine Lakes Trail

Backpacking the full loop of the Big Pine Lakes is a 16.2 mile trail that gains 4,051 in elevation. Many people choose to hike the 10 mile out-and-back trail to Second Lake, a picturesque setting with a proud Temple Crag grandly sitting in the background. The trail is rated as difficult on Alltrails. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Where Is The Big Pine Lakes Trail? The Big...

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. Older couples walked hand in hand, taking photos of the waves crashing against the rocky...