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
Some tracks I like to listen to when I’m just hanging about in the woods. A little bit of mellow, one or two songs that might resuscitate you from a declining heart rate, then back to the mellow. Sunny – Bobby Hebb After Many Miles – The Ghost of Paul Revere Sittin’ on the Dock of… Continue Reading
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
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.