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North Peak at Mt. Diablo State Park, CA

Another backyard mountain worth exploring and get a great workout from some of the steepest trails in the bay area. (Image source: www.parks.ca.gov) We drove to Regency Drive entrance to start the 11-mile hike to Mt. Olympia Peak, followed by North Peak. We started the hike at 8:50AM. Address for GPS : 313 Mountaire Pkwy, Clayton, […]

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Gooseneck State Park, UT

Gooseneck State Park might lose a lot of press to other river-cut formations in the US, such as Grand Canyon, but this off the beaten path geological formation will make you awe at nature’s power. San Juan river snakes around this 300-million year old formation 1000-feet below. Watch the sunrise or sunset and camp at […]

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Old Rag Mountain,VA

Spring in DC metro is one hell of a fun. Shenandoah National Park offers great variety of hiking trails for almost any fitness level. After injuring my back last fall, it’s been quite a struggle to manage pain and still keep in shape. I hope all the diligent yoga, swimming and physical therapy pay off […]

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Billy Goat Trails, VA

It is almost hard to believe there are some beautiful trails within reach from Washington D.C. Even, if you are visiting the city only for a few days, Great Falls is a wonderful escape from D.C’s “architecture/historic” tours. One can access Great Falls National Park either from Virginia or Maryland side. But, if you looking […]

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