The Vogelsang and Lyell Canyon Loop in the Tuolumne region of Yosemite National Park is a roughly 20 mile trail to some of the parks most remote lakes and basins. This loop trail has roughly 2350 feet of elevation gain and is rated as moderate on Alltrails. When backpacking Vogelsang counter-clockwise, the trail starts up […]
Backpacking to Cathedral Lake in the Tuolumne Meadows region of Yosemite National Park is about 8 miles. This out-and-back trail gains roughly 1,624 feet and is rated as a moderate trail with lots of foot traffic. the trail features two beautiful lakes, Upper and Lower Cathedral Lake with sweeping views of Tuolumne Meadows and the […]
The Wonderland Trail is a 93 mile trail that circumnavigates the base of Mt. Rainier in Mount Rainier National Park. The loop climbs over 25,000ft of elevation throughout the trail and varies between groups on how long it takes to complete (usually between 6 and 10 days). The trail is rated as difficult and is […]
Joshua Tree National Park is one of the most popular parks in California. Whether you are going there for the 10th time, or your 1st- there is always something new to explore and discover. Here are some of my top tips for hiking, backpacking and exploring this National Park! Location: Southeastern California Getting There: Joshua Tree […]
Bryce Canyon National Park Location: Southwestern Utah Getting there: Bryce Canyon is just about 4 1/2 hours from Moab, where Canyonlands and Arches are and just over an hour from Zion National Park.