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Category: Hike

Big Baldy Trail

Where: Sequoia National Forest Mileage: 4.8 miles Difficulty: Easy Recommended: Lots of water We’ve been up to Hume Lake area many times and finally decided to do this hike even though we drove by it more than a dozen times. The trailhead is located…

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Rose Valley Falls

Where: Los Padres National Forest Mileage: 1.0 miles Difficulty: Easy Recommended: Lots of water Trailhead: Off highway 33, take the Rose Valley turnoff. Continue past the campground and you will see the sign. This is one of the easiest hikes we’ve done. Actually shouldn’t…

Paradise Falls

Where: Wildwood Regional Park Mileage: 4.75 miles Difficulty: Easy Recommended: Lots of water, good shoes, swim suit, sunscreen We didn’t actually start this hike from the trailhead, but about a mile and half off from a house. After less than a half hour we…

Grindelwald – Lauterbrunnen (Kleine Scheidegg)

Where: Grindelwald, Kleine Scheidegg, Lauterbrunnen: Bernese Alps Mileage: 11.25 miles Difficulty: Medium Recommended: Lots of water Our hike began in the valley at the foot of the Bernese Alps from the town of Gringelwald. The town sits at 1034m. Before we dive into the…

Hochleckenhaus via Klienklause: Austrian Alps

6:30 pm.  hits and we still decide to climb up to Hochleckenhaus (1572 meters). In the beginning we stood next to a picturesque lake. The first part of this hike was fairly easy for only 15 minutes. Then the challenge was on; going through…

Switzer Falls

Where: Angeles National Forest Mileage: 4.5 miles Difficulty: Easy Recommended: Food for picnic, map of area The trailhead begins at Switzer Picnic Area. We started there by having lunch and then heading on the trail thinking it would be too windy for what we…

Shipreck Trail

Where: Malaga Cove, Palos Verdes Mileage: 5.0 miles Difficulty: Easy-Medium Recommended: Lots of Water, good shoes for ankles, bathing suit This hike we started late afternoon in order to watch the sunset by the end and boy did we time it right. 2:45 pm…

Big Santa Anita Loop

Where: Angeles National Forest Mileage: 11.0 miles Difficulty: Medium Recommended: Lots of Water, $5 in cash We got a Sunday start time of 11:00 am. We preferably would have come earlier since the parking was so terrible and we parked at least 3/4 of…

Black Star Canyon Waterfall

Where: Black Star Canyon Mileage: 6.6 miles Difficulty: Medium Recommended: Hiking shoes, gloves It’s Sunday and we were in Anaheim, CA. We wanted to go on a hike, but had no idea where to go and after some looking around I found this hike….

Jennie Lakes Wilderness Area

Where: Jennie Lakes Wilderness Area Mileage: 18.0 miles Difficulty: Hard Recommended: Hiking shoes, fishing pole Another labor day came around and yet again we continued our adventures in the Sequoia National Park area by achieving another 3 day hike, 18.0 mi. The area we…