Category: Location

Mojave Desert Lava Tube

Mojave Desert Lava Tube is one of the popular destinations in the Mojave National Preserve. This short easy hike is family friendly. It begins at the dirt parking lot off Aiken Mine Rd. Although this hike is rated easy based on the distance and elevation gain, it has a few challenges worth mentioning. The first challenge is

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Hike to Awa’awapuhi Lookout

When I visited Kauai last fall, I had a chance to hike a few trails in Koke’e State Park on the west side of the beautiful Garden Island. The trailhead for the Awa’awapuhi Trail is off Kokee Road. Enter “Awa’awapuhi Trail Parking” in Google Map. Easy enough. There is no bathroom at the trailhead so stop

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Momyer Creek Trail

momyer creek trail

Back in December, we explored a new trail in Forest Falls, CA. This moderately trafficked trail is part of San Bernardino National Forest and Sand to Snow National Monument. After parking at the Momyer Creek Trailhead, we began the hike downward heading toward the Rattlesnake Creek. You can’t see it in this photo but there

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Barber Peak Loop

barber peak loop

I’ve wanted to do this hike over two years. I finally got to do it on Xena’s birthday. It was a special day all around. Mojave National Preserve, located in the heart of the Mojave Desert, is 157 miles northeast from Palm Springs, CA. I didn’t know what to expect on our way to Mojave

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