Best of 2019!

Hiking Girl with Dog

It’s that time of the year. I look forward to writing this post every December. It’s time to look back and recap what we did this year and start planning for the next year’s adventure. The year 2019 has been a year of transformation for us. While I experienced personal growth in the spiritual realm,

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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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Not All Mountains Are Pointy

Toulumne Table Mountain

Traveling is great for many reasons. But my favorite reason is, I get to explore local trails and mountains otherwise I wouldn’t have the opportunity to. There are so many interesting trails to explore but we wouldn’t necessarily make plans to visit every mountain especially small mountains that are only known to the locals. Tuolumne

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Gear Review: Women’s Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail Running

Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail Running

Needless to say, well-fitting shoes are essential for hiking. I personally like hiking shoes over hiking boots because I like my ankles free and usually they are lighter. So on most hikes, I wear hiking shoes or trail running shoes. I’ve had my Women’s Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail Running shoes for over a year and

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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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Lake Sabrina To Blue Lake

Lake Sabrina to Blue Lake

When we arrived in the Eastern Sierra at the end of September, I thought it was probably too early for the fall colors. Little did I know Lake Sabrina near Bishop, CA had a wonderful surprise waiting for me. First, we stopped at Looney Beans in town for breakfast. I like this little coffee shop

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#TrailTip Tuesday: Sappy Paws

Hiking With Dog

It happens when you hike among the trees. It can be extremely uncomfortable if tree sap gets on your dog’s fur between the toes. The sap picks up all the tiny debris it touches and glues everything together between the toes. Here you can see two of Xena’s toes are stuck together. Small debris gets wedged

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