Wildwood Canyon: A Steep Ascent to Burbank’s Radio Towers

A victim of a 2017 brush fire, Wildwood Canyon Park is a deceivingly long ascent to four radio towers, nestled within a recovering environment that offers up panoramic views of Burbank and downtown Los Angeles.

White Sands National Monument – Family Vacation Wonderland!

Sunset White Sands National Monument
White Sands New Mexico is a geological marvel of the desert. Gypsum sand dunes rising up from the valley floor for miles, wind swept and white as snow. Some of the dunes brush right up against the highway and often times you will see...

Sunken City: Explore the Lost Ruins of the San Pedro Landslide

san pedro sunken city
Join us on an epic adventure as we explore the graffiti plastered ruins of the 1929 San Pedro landslide known as the "Sunken City".

The Art of Wilderness Cooking – Tools, Tips & Tricks

Wilderness Cooking
There are far too many food options for the field for me to mention all of them here, but needless to say, I’m a big fan of oat meal and quinoa. For lunch, I’ll typically just snack along the trail instead of actually stopping. Granola, almonds, peanuts, cashews, even chocolate.

Climbing and Fear Management – Managing the moment

Climbing and fear management
It had been twenty feet of easy climbing with another thirty to go.  This fifty feet would make a fine warmup and then I could move on to some harder climbs.  I climbed to another comfortable spot and looked at the granite in front of me- nowhere to place anything.  I was only about five feet above my last placement, so I decided to keep climbing.  Another comfortable spot, another barren wasteland of blank rock.

The Iconic Wisdom Tree & Hollywood Sign Hike

Hollywood Sign Hike
A behind-the-scenes look at one of the most iconic hikes in all of Los Angeles includes the famous Wisdom Tree as well as a newfound perspective of the Hollywood Sign Hike.

Ernest E. Debs Regional Park: A Stroll Through a Transitional Wilderness

ernest e debs regional park
A transition from lush greenery to dry and desert-like terrain, Ernest E. Debs Park offers an intimate perspective into the rolling hills and busy lifestyle of Los Angeles.

The best darn trail guide to Turnbull Canyon

Turnbull Canyon
Turnbull Canyon is part of the Puente Hills Preserve in Uptown Whittier that links to other trails and canyons, most notably, Sycamore Canyon and Hellman Park. We'll explore all the trails connected (and disconnected) zig-zagging across Turnbull Canyon. Turnbull Canyon The hike is divided into 5 trails: ...

Hiking the Exit Glacier and the Harding Ice Field

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When we saw a few small shelters and signs, we knew we had reached the end of the trail. This was the observation point for the Ice Field. The view from this area was… other-worldly. The way the pure ice and snow stretched out before us. Three hundred square miles of ice. That’s about a quarter of the size of Rhode Island, and we stood there in awe of this. Formations like this once covered much of North America.

Possum Kingdom State Park – Weekend getaway

possum kingdom state park
Looking for a getaway in Texas that offers hill country views and a meandering lake? Look no further than Texas's very own Possum Kingdom State Park. Possum Kingdom State Park We took a three-day weekend getaway during the first weekend of October to camp at Possum...