Calaveras Big Trees Camping – Must do with kids

Calaveras Big Trees Camping

We were looking for something fun to do over the labor day long weekend without having to drive hours or fly at all. A friend of ours had booked calaveras big trees camping for the long weekend and hesitantly, I signed up. I was thinking, it’s just a camping trip and was dragging myself out …

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Pohono Trail, Yosemite – Glacier Point to Tunnel View

Pohono Trail

Pohono Trail is one of the popular backpacking trails in Yosemite backcountry and for obvious reasons. It’s stunning to say the least. This 13-mile long trail can be done in various combinations as I described below. From Glacier Point to Tunnel View – Net loss in elevation. From Tunnel View to Glacier Point – Net …

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Fantastic Stay at Granite Flat Campground – Honest Review

Granite Flat Campground

We were looking for campground near Donner Lake for a summer weekend to attend Donner Lake Triathlon event that Team Asha participated in. Since we are a big group of over 40 people, it was nearly impossible to find a group site. So, the group split up and we stayed at Granite Flat Campground. I …

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Caribou Lakes Trinity Alps – Backing Guide

Caribou Lakes Trinity Alps

Caribou Lakes Trinity Alps is a strenuous out and back trail located near the town of “Forks of Salmon” in Northern California. Not for the faint heart, this backpacking trip is not for a faint heart. It’s not just the elevation and distance, it’s also the heat that will make the hike challenging. Nevertheless, it’s …

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Boulder Lake Trinity Alps – Everything You Need to Know

Boulder Lake Trinity Alps

Consider Boulder Lake Trinity Alps, in Northern California, as a sample to what lies ahead in the Trinity Alps wilderness area. Consequently one of the most popular hiking trails in the wilderness for obvious reasons that it’s a shorter distance to reach the alpine lake and as you would expect, beautiful lake with mountain backdrop. …

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