California Super Bloom 2021: Everything You Need to Know

California super bloom 2021

The California Super Bloom Wildflower season is fast approaching, and if there is anything I’ve learned this past year, it’s that there is no better time than the present to stop and smell the flowers. In previous years that have received sufficient rainfall, one could stumble upon vast California landscapes painted with giant swaths of …

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Phantom Falls in Oroville, CA

Phantom falls oroville

Phantom Falls is an incredible 135 ft waterfall on North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve in Oroville, California. With a beautifully shaped valley, named Coal Canyon, surrounded by flowering green hills and sharp drop-offs, Phantom Falls is accompanied by numerous other tiny waterfalls from surrounding creeks, and a trek down to the center. Whether you want …

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Hiking Colorado Springs – 12 Amazing Trails

Hiking colorado springs - epic hikes you must do

From bridges, waterfalls to running creeks, never-ending views and geological wonders, hiking Colorado Springs is a near-magical experience for avid hikers of any experience level. Check out these 12 seriously epic hikes throughout Colorado Springs that provide spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding areas. Colorado Springs sits at an elevation of 6035 feet, with Pikes …

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Hidden Gems in Siskiyou

Castle lake mount shasta hidden gem siskiyou county

Mount Shasta might be the crown jewel in Siskiyou County, however, there are untold treasures and hidden gems waiting to be discovered throughout the vast landscape. From uncharted tunnels and caves to rivers and overflowing waterfalls, unassuming parks and trails, a journey through Siskiyou is an adventure you must experience.

Join me in discovering these 9 hidden gems throughout Siskiyou County.

Deep Creek Hot Springs in Southern California

Knee deep hot springs

The Deep Creek Hot Springs are natural geothermal pools located along the Mojave River in the San Bernardino National Forest in Southern California. Nestled in between willow trees and curious rock formations, these tranquil hot springs are a popular spot during the summer, so make sure to plan a trip during the week and bring …

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Ostrander Lake in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite ostrander lake

If you’re interested in some off the beaten path options Ostrander Lake in Yosemite National Park is one such offering. A hike worthy of at least an overnight campout will take you to a beautifully pristine lake in the summer. Or, if winter is more your style, you can snowshoe or ski in and snow …

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Donner Pass Summit Tunnel Hike

Donner pass summit tunnel hike 2 atop the old chinese wall on the donner pass summit tunnel hike, i'm holding a warrior ii yoga pose. On the other side of the wall, a ground squirrel watches me suspiciously. Donner lake is abuzz with boats touring the lake beneath a gentle blue sky dotted with fluffy clouds. Having completed the first half of the hike, 3. 69 miles from trail start to the end of the chinese wall, i'm about 7,000 feet up in elevation, and loving the views. This is such a great spot to relax and contemplate life before the return hike back to the truck.

Atop the old Chinese Wall on the Donner Pass Summit Tunnel Hike, I’m holding a Warrior II yoga pose. On the other side of the wall, a ground squirrel watches me suspiciously. Donner Lake is abuzz with boats touring the lake beneath a gentle blue sky dotted with fluffy clouds. Having completed the first half …

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