Why: Kim and Chris’s birthday weekend trip Where: South Lake Tahoe; Emerald Bay When: Early September 2014 What: Pontooning, cliff jumping, swimming, Airbnb
Part 1 of my Sierras trip goes into how I packed for my first backpacking trip to Stanislaus National Forest. It's a pretty short trip of 3 days, so it should be a great starting point for others interested in getting into hiking/camping/backpacking.
Last month we went white water rafting on the American River (South Fork) with a group of friends. The best part about rafting, especially if it’s your first time, is your tour guide. Cool part about our gal was she gave us the freedom to mess around, jump in the water, cool off and do… Continue Reading
Went ATVing for the first time ever! If you want to do it right, Oceano Dunes is the place to go. What was awesome about it?: It doesn’t hurt [that bad] when you fall The dunes are constantly shifting because of the wind (this is also bad because you never know when there’s going to… Continue Reading
DIO Fest (aka Do-it-Ourselves Fest) is a music festival put together by a small group of people hell-bent on taking the corporate out of conventional music festivals. The whole event is a fundraiser to raise money for the Music Enrichment Program at Camp Krem. Just a little history, Camp Krem is the place that DIO Fest calls home… Continue Reading
Had a completely mind-blowing excellente snowboarding day trip at Heavenly Mountain. Holy smokes, when the mountains call, you answer. Started the day early, 3AM early to be exact, left the house at 4AM and headed 4 hours north. Stopped by to pick up some gear, and hit the slopes by 8:45 AM. Luckily for me and Freddie,… Continue Reading