My 30 Day June Photo Challenge – 6 Things I Learned

On May 31st, I decided to embark on a simple photo challenge. I set out to see if I could go outside and photograph the world around me every day during the month of June. This may sound like a simple and rather mundane activity, but it only took seven days before I started struggling to find motivation to hit the streets each morning. I ended up finding my stride to complete this challenge, and learned a lot about myself and my photography in the process.

Camping at Ricardo Campground - Red Rock Canyon State Park

Camping at Ricardo Campground – Red Rock Canyon State Park

Red Rock Canyon State Park is located at the southern tip of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and features vividly colored desert cliffs and dramatic rock formations. In this post, I’m going to provide all of the information you need to stay overnight at Red Rock Canyon’s only option, Ricardo Campground.

Top 10 Urban Hikes In San Francisco

Top 10 Urban Hikes In San Francisco

While it’s well-known that the Bay Area has thousands of miles of breathtaking trails and parks, there are also quite a few fantastic hiking trails within the confines of San Francisco itself. At 49 square miles large, the city of San Francisco packs in everything from diverse neighborhoods and top-rated restaurants, to beaches and hiking trails. Here are the top 10 urban hikes in San Francisco.

The 10 Best Hikes In The Bay Area

The Bay Area is a genuinely unique hiking destination and a must-visit location for those who love the outdoors. In this post, you’ll find 10 great day hikes that are perfect for Bay Area visitors and locals alike.

Hiking Little Lakes Valley (Gem Lakes) via Mosquito Flat - Bishop, CA

Hiking Little Lakes Valley Trail (Gem Lakes) via Mosquito Flat – Bishop, CA

A hike of Little Lakes Valley via Mosquito Flat makes for a quintessential Eastern Sierra outdoor experience. This 8.5-mile out-and-back hike passes by six alpine lakes and provides side trail options to quite a few more. Hikers will pass under the 13,000+ ft mountain peaks of Bear Creek Spire, Mt. Dade, Mt. Abbot, and Mt. Mills.