Black Mountain Trail Idyllwild 02.07.15

This Saturday morning I finished hike number 13/52 for the 52 Hike Challenge in 2015, and have now completed 103 of my goal of 1000 miles …

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Photo Gallery: Mt. Baldy Summit In The Snow via Ski Hut Trail

We took a hike to our favorite mountain this weekend, Mt. Baldy. I can’t even count the number of times I’ve made my way up to the summit via the handful of trails that guide one to the peak, but somehow, I never get tired of the views. I don’t think it’s possible, each time I see something different, and each season feels like a new world. This is my favorite time of year, as the ice and snow make for a festive holiday backdrop. As scenic as the surroundings can be, the cold keeps most people off of the trails, and fellow hikers are always friendly.

Mt. Whitney Hike

Mt. Whitney is the tallest peak in the continental United States, standing tall in the Eastern Sierras at 14,505. For many hikers who live in …

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