Treadmill Rating (out of 10): 6 out of 10 Distance: 4 – 6.5 miles (loop) Elevation Gain: 1300 feet The Salmon Creek trail is one of those hidden treasures that doesn’t take too long to drive to but it well worth the effort. The Salmon Creek trail head is about 20 miles north of Cambria […]Read more »
I had the honor of accompanying my son on an overnight boy scout hike to Cruickshank campground in Monterey County. I have to be honest, it was a great hike, but filled with a lot of poison oak (so be careful).Read more »
June 29, 2010 Well, it looks like the trip may be postponed for the entire year. I just got over a nasty little bout of kidney stones which completely crippled me for almost 2 weeks. I am just now able to get back o nthe trail, running, biking, etc… It is amazing how just 2 short […]Read more »
Treadmill Rating (out of 10): 10 out of 10 Distance: 16 miles (round trip) Max Elevation: 14,200 feet Elevation Gain: 7,500 feet The Mount Shasta 2009 hike haunts me every day as it is one of the few hikes (almost considered a climb) that I have not achieved the summit. Earlier this year David (the Turtle) and […]Read more »
Arguably the hike to Half Dome, located in Yosemite National Park, is one of the most popular hikes in the world.Read more »
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One of the great Adventure Hikes in America. Climbing one of the tallest mountains in the United States is not technically challenging, but it demands your respect and planning.