Tag: travel

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Can you believe next Thursday is Thanksgiving already? Gosh, holidays are just around the corner! If the holiday season has sneaked up on you, don’t panic. We’ve come up with 10 awesome gift ideas for your friends and family. These are items that either we have tried and loved or would love to add to

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Duck Lake Pass

Duck Lake Pass

This is another hike we did during our recent trip to Convict Lake. I am going to skip the detailed hiking guide in this post. Please read this if you need a hiking guide. Mammoth Lakes is 314 miles north of Los Angeles. We explored this trail back in July 2017. It was a particularly

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#TrailTip Tuesday: Drinking Problem?

Hiking With Dog

Some dogs refuse to drink from a hydration bladder or a water bottle even if they are thirsty. Does this sound like your dog? If you hike or travel often with your dog, I recommend getting a collapsible bowl. A water bowl is one of the essential gear when hiking with a dog. Just be sure

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Review: SunGod Polarized Sunglasses

SunGod Polarized Sunglasses

Sunglasses are essential for outdoor activities. Especially if you spend an extended period of time outdoors, you must protect your eyes. I’ve had my current pair of polarized Ray-Ban aviators for a few years now. I love its lightweight and the polarized lens but the frame is fragile and I tend to drop them at

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Hualapai Mountain: A Forest in the Desert

Hiking with Dog

Hualapai Mountain Park is 15 miles from Kingman, AZ  A forest in the desert? Yes! Although it was 82 degrees in Kingman at 4:30 PM, it was at least 10 degrees cooler at the main trailhead. The trailhead was pretty empty on that late Sunday afternoon. We parked next to the yellow gate and began

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