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 reserve ahead of time on http://www.recreation.gov for $5.00 per person in […]

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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 Foot Outdoor Gear Guide will help with those lines that you […]

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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 go into the backcountry or snowboard, but it was the only […]

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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 and buy it, but I received it one month in my […]

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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 used to be. Being that I wasn’t that comfortable on the […]

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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 Portal Rd. Turn left on Horseshoe Meadow Road after 3 miles. […]

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Cactus to Clouds Attempt

May 8th, this Sunday I will be testing my limits with a small group who is attempting a hike called “Cactus to Clouds”, a 23 mile hike in one day. Midnight we will start off on our journey from Palms Springs, taking step by step straight up to the peak of Mt. San Jacinto, sitting […]

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My Picks – April 2016

Osprey Kestrel 32 National Park Service Pack >> >>the pack that celebrates the National Park Service’s 100-year anniversary. This is one of many sales of exclusive packs that will aid the National Park Foundation’s mission. In November of last year, Osprey Packs because an official partner to the National Park Foundation to celebrate the National […]

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Mt. Wilson via Chantry Flats – Angeles National Forest

Where: Angeles National Forest Mileage: 15.2 Type: Out and back Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation gain: 4200 feet Recommended: lots of water, start early To get to the trailhead: From Los Angeles go East on 210. Exit on Santa Anita Rd. and head north by making a left onto Santa Anita Road. Drive north to the Chantry Flat […]

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Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge Accepted

I’ve needed to be challenged for a while and well I decided to join and do the 2016 Six-Pack Peak Challenge. I first came upon this challenge when I was looking into the possibility of doing the John Muir Trail or the High Sierra Trail before I got a full time job. Unfortunately I have […]

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