Category: Outdoors

Mt. Hawkins via Islip Saddle – Angeles National Forest

Where: Angeles National Forest Mileage: 10.1 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation gain: 2200 feet Type: Out-and-back   To get to the trailhead: From 210 take Angeles Crest Highway (SR 2) for about 39 miles to Islip Saddle. The parking lot is across the street from the… Continue Reading “Mt. Hawkins via Islip Saddle – Angeles National Forest”

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Little Baldy – Sequoia National Park

Where: Sequoia National Park Mileage: 3.5 miles Difficulty: Easy Elevation gain: 739 feet Type: Out-and-back   To get to the trailhead: From Dorst Campground drive about 1.5 miles South. You will see a large sign on the left side of the road “Little Baldy Trailhead”.… Continue Reading “Little Baldy – Sequoia National Park”

Peanut Lake via Meysan Lakes Trail – Inyo National Forest

Where: Inyo National Forest Mileage: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate to Hard Elevation gain: 3000 feet Type: Out-and-back   Permits: To hike Meysan Lakes overnight you can either walk-up and get a permit at the Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center in Lone Pine for free or… Continue Reading “Peanut Lake via Meysan Lakes Trail – Inyo National Forest”

Beyond Limits on Foot Outdoor Gear Guide – My Top 25 Picks

Beyond Limits on Foot Outdoor Gear Guide – My 25 Top Picks Are you stuck trying to figure out that gift for your better half, your friend or you family member who loves those outdoor things like camping, hiking or backpacking? Beyond Limits on… Continue Reading “Beyond Limits on Foot Outdoor Gear Guide – My Top 25 Picks”

My Picks – November 2016

1. Smartwool NTS 250 Long Underwear Bottoms > >>that base layer you buy for a cold night when camping or a day out on the slopes. IT’S ON SALE NOW AT REIGARAGE. I have an icebreaker base layer that I usually use when I… Continue Reading “My Picks – November 2016”

My Picks – October 2016

1. Luzon 18L Daypack DEL DIA > >>that backpack you take on a day hike or a backpacking trip I have a couple day packs already, but this one is by far the most comfortable one I have used. I didn’t actually go out… Continue Reading “My Picks – October 2016”

My Picks – September 2016

1. Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite Sleeping pad > >>that mat you get because it’s small, light and comfy. I’ve had a different kind of Therm-a-Rest for years and it was about time for me to upgrade as I am a more frequent backpacker than I… Continue Reading “My Picks – September 2016”

Chicken Spring Lake – Golden Trout Wilderness

Where: Golden Trout Wilderness Mileage: 8.6 miles Difficulty: Moderate to Easy Elevation gain: 1330 feet Recommended: swim suit if it’s summer and you want to swim   To get to the trailhead: Take Route 395 from the city of Lone Pine, turn west on Whitney… Continue Reading “Chicken Spring Lake – Golden Trout Wilderness”

Upper Tar Creek Falls – Los Padres National Forest

Where: Los Padres National Forest Mileage: 5.4 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation gain/loss: 1500 feet Recommended: Water, bathing suit, towel To get to the trailhead: About a 2 hour drive from Downtown Los Angeles. In Ventura County, once you hit the city of Fillmore, take A… Continue Reading “Upper Tar Creek Falls – Los Padres National Forest”