Category: 3 – 5 Miles

Introducing Hiking To A Puppy At Vetter Mountain

Happy New Year, Everyone! Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. We had a lovely time and started off 2020 with my baby girl’s birthday hike last week. As I do every year, I took a day off so we can celebrate Xena’s birthday doing what we love. This year my sister and my nephew

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Mt Williamson via PCT

Mt Williamson via PCT

There is a good size turnout at the trailhead for parking. Display your Adventure Pass and begin the hike on the east side of the turnout where the metal PCT trail sign is. The narrow trail is well-maintained and easy to follow. Although the trail isn’t dangerous by itself, the continued steep slope of this

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Devils Postpile Loop & Minaret Falls

Devils Postpile Minaret Falls

Last time we visited Mammoth Lakes, we decided to check out Devils Postpile National Monument. The Devils Postpile formation is a geologic wonder and as you know, I love cool rocks. You will have options to extend the Devils Postpile Loop hike by adding Rainbow Falls and/or Minaret Falls. We added Minaret Falls to ours. We

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San Gabriel Peak via Eaton Saddle

San Gabriel Peak

Due to unexpected road closure on Hwy 2, we ended up doing this hike on Labor Day. It worked out better in the end because it was way hotter than I anticipated. This short hike was perfect for that morning. Either I am an ultimate optimist or this is the truth but it always seems

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Devil’s Bridge in Sedona

Adventure Dog

Since I started hiking and taking photos, Arizona became one of my favorite places. I just can’t get enough of its rugged desert landscape and the stunning skies during sunsets! Two years in a row, I was able to make a road trip to our neighboring state. Last winter, we explored near Phoenix and this winter,

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Ruby Lake via Mono Pass

Ruby Lake

This hike begins from the Little Lakes Valley trailhead which is the same trailhead for the popular Little Lakes Valley hike. The main parking lot gets full quickly in summer. There are additional parking spaces on the side of Rock Creek Road about a mile away from the trailhead. We came here last summer with a

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L.A.’s 8 Best Dog-Friendly Summer Hikes

Please read our previous post if you have not hiked at high altitude before and consult with your doctor prior to doing these hikes if you are a beginner. With the desert climate, Los Angeles can get brutal during the summer months. We like to escape the summer heat by going up to higher elevation. I’ve selected

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