Family Time: Yosemite National Park, California
My parents aren't exactly what you'd call "adventurous." So I dragged them to Yosemite.
Giant for a Day: Sequoia National Forest, California
We all have different comfort levels when it comes to weekend getaways and the great outdoors. And we all know that's something I'm
Girls' Weekend Redoux: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Sometimes hiking routes are closed in Canada's summer due to snow, I guess.
Summer of Love: San Francisco, California
There are some backyard adventures I've never taken the time to write about, probably because I so closely associate them with my everyd
Summer Friday: Eldorado National Forest, California
It doesn't take much convincing to get me outside on a Friday afternoon.
Unfinished Business: The Lost Coast Trail, California
The trail was overgrown; unfortunately with poison oak, thistles, and stinging nettles at every step. It was impossible to get into a comfor
California Super Bloom: Carrizo Plain National Monument
A perfectly wet winter + a perfectly hot spring = a perfect super bloom of desert flowers
Following Heart: Columbia River Gorge, Oregon
Sometimes even the best-laid plans need to be tossed out the window.