This hike into the high Sierras of Sequoia National Park makes for a spectacular day of beautiful trails, mountain vistas, and alpine lakes.
Thru-hiking the 38.5 Trans-Catalina Trail on Catalina Island in California was the perfect short backpacking getaway and just a ferry ride away from LA.
Our first hike in Kings Canyon/Sequoia was to Big Baldy, a beautiful and fairly moderate 4.6 mile hike to an open viewpoint in Kings Canyon.
Hiking El Capitan, the largest single granite rock on earth, was one of the biggest highlights of our trip to Yosemite National Park. This 16 mile route took us past Yosemite Falls and through some beautiful forested Yosemite backcountry.
This short and relatively easy 2.2 mile hike in Yosemite is extremely rewarding and boasts sweeping views of Yosemite Valley, El Capitan, and Half Dome.
This hike offered one of the best views of our Yosemite trip from a small section of the John Muir Trail looking back at Nevada Falls.