High Sierra Trail Sticker Raffle

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Backpacking the High Sierra Trail (HST) was an amazing experience for me. I learned so much about myself, gear selection, and the trail itself. Several times in the weeks following my trip back in June, I looked online for HST stickers, but I didn’t like … Continued

Tragedy in Zion

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It’s been a sad week for my SoCal hiking family. While I did not know those that perished personally, I know others that are overcome with grief and sorrow. With so many of my fellow hikers hurting and knowing that … Continued

Mountaineering/Hiking Quotes

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I’ll never be, nor consider myself to be, a mountaineer, but many of these quotes apply to my experience hiking and exploring the mountains. “Big mountains are a completely different world: snow, ice, rocks, sky, and thin air. You cannot … Continued

Best Photos of 2013

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In 2013 I didn’t get out as much as I did in 2011 & 2012, but I still managed to get some quality hikes in. Some of the highlights were: January 26 – Postholing and getting ‘lost’ on San Jacinto … Continued