A calm before the storm in Sequoia *Originally hiked: Oct 24–25, 2020 This one was a good one about 2 years ago, right before a snow storm hit the area, we got one last backpacking trip in to a lake that is named after us. Ok it’s not named after us, but I do haveContinue reading “Twin Lakes: Sequoia National Park”
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One of the first backpacking that keeps drawing me back to new trails Location Kings Canyon National Park Elevation Gain 5,320 feet Mileage 18.8 miles Type Out and back Background Copper Creek Trail lies at Road’s End inside Kings Canyon National Park. To enter the park there is a $20 one time fee for 1-7Continue reading “Copper Creek Trail to Grant Basin: Kings Canyon National Park”
1. REI Co-op Sit Pad > >>that pad you buy in order to not sit on a hard surface on your hike There’s been plenty of times that I have been on backpacking trips and have to either bring out my mattress from the tent or sit on my rain jacket. Even while taking aContinue reading “My Picks – May 2017”
Winter has hit hard here in California and if you’re making your way to the snow here is some much needed gear for some of your hobbies. Check out my February Picks!
1. Smartwool NTS 250 Long Underwear Bottoms > >>that base layer you buy for a cold night when camping or a day out on the slopes. IT’S ON SALE NOW AT REIGARAGE. I have an icebreaker base layer that I usually use when I go into the backcountry or snowboard, but it was the onlyContinue reading “My Picks – November 2016”
1. Luzon 18L Daypack DEL DIA > >>that backpack you take on a day hike or a backpacking trip I have a couple day packs already, but this one is by far the most comfortable one I have used. I didn’t actually go out and buy it, but I received it one month in myContinue reading “My Picks – October 2016”
1. Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Sleeping pad > >>that mat you get because it’s small, light and comfy. I’ve had a different kind of Therm-a-Rest for years and it was about time for me to upgrade as I am a more frequent backpacker than I used to be. Being that I wasn’t that comfortable on theContinue reading “My Picks – September 2016”