Sequoia National Park Backpacking Trip

When a friend of mine reached out because a spot became available on her backpacking permit, the answer was a no-brainer. This was both my l

Rae Lakes Loop

Two and a half days with over 40 miles of pristine wilderness all to ourselves. Doing the loop in late Fall brought us short days, long...

DESO 2018

So, this one's a long post... but it represents three whole days worth of adventuring, so here we go! Our crew ventured off on our annual...

The Eastside & Crystal Crag

My first trip to the Eastern Sierras during the summer. Our objective was Crystal Crag. The night before we took advantage of long days,...

Monarch Wilderness & Mt. Harrington

This spring we sprinted south to the High Sierra to take advantage of the low snow year to enjoy some solitude in a rarely visited corner...

Mt. Shasta

In late March Kyle and I headed north on I-5 to climb and ski Mt. Shasta. With more than 7,000' vertical gain from the parking area at...