I didn’t have time to get out for an extended hike, but wanted to spend some time testing the functionality of my new camera. The Sony Alpha 6000 has the ability to download apps. One of the apps I wanted … Continued
Out for a quick training hike on a cool (for SoCal) morning.
With a backpacking trip planned for August 27-29, I wanted to get out for a couple of hours to get some cardio in and test the replacement lens I bought for my camera. Unexpectedly, it was foggy and humid. My pictures weren’t looking … Continued
I’ve been extremely busy at home lately and my training leading up to my High Sierra Trail (HST) hike has dropped off. I’ve been trying to stay in shape with hikes in the local hills, as well as hitting the … Continued
Another pre-sunrise hike up Blue Mountain for a little exercise and some photos Geek Stats: Ascent || Distance: 1.15 miles || Duration: 31 mins || Elevation Change: +956 ft Notes: 15% average incline || up shortcut #1 with headlamp Descent … Continued
I hiked Blue Mountain hoping that I’d get some nice sunrise photos. Unfortunately, cloud cover was very heavy to the east. I did however get some decent shots of the wildflowers, which was a nice surprise. Geek Stats: Ascent || … Continued
Here’s a list of my 2015 hikes. Links to my photos and trip reports, an interactive map and trail stats will be added as time allows, similar to what I did for my 2014 Hike Log. I’ve spent more time on the … Continued
From 2011 to 2016, I led a half dozen trips on Mt. Whitney, the tallest peak in the contiguous United States. In the spring or early summer, I enjoyed introducing someone to hiking, with Mt. Whitney being our “big” hike … Continued