A quiet weekend at Heart Lake

I've always wanted to climb Mt Shasta. One day, I will. In the meantime, with things moving a hundred miles an hour, a quiet weekend to Heart Lake with this stellar view of Mt Shasta will suffice. Also, Heart Lake has the warmest alpine water I've ever been in. Wishing you all a great rest… Continue Reading


The search for cascading waterfalls

This weekend, the tribe spent another weekend doing a quick backpacking trip in the Tahoe area. We ended up doing a trail called Palisade Creek Trail tucked away in a city called Normend. The trip was found off of a Tahoe trails map and was recommended by communities if you wanted to see cascading waterfalls…… Continue Reading


A Weekend at Sword Lake

During labor day weekend I did a light backpacking trip in Stanislaus and hit up Sword Lake and Lost Lake for some fun cliff jumping. Honestly, it was one of the most fun trips of my life. (For those curious of what I packed, I wrote a post just before I left.) The initial trip… Continue Reading