Last week I went backpacking for three days / two nights with my brother-in-law, Casey, in the White Mountains of NH. These are the mountains I grew up hiking in and it was great to get a chance to see them again before heading over to Europe. We had a full-value White Mountain experience: hardContinue reading “Backpacking in the White Mountains, NH”
Just to nail two more peaks on the Sierra Club list, I hiked Lookout and Asbestos mountain in the San Jacinto Range.
On my drive home from CA -> VT the first stop I made was in Sante Fe, NM to visit my climbing partner Dan. For the full day I was there I first spent a little bit of time hanging out in downtown Sante Fe while Dan worked in the morning, then we went climbing/scramblingContinue reading “Knife Edge – Sandias Mountains, NM”
Kayaking with the Orcas has been on the agenda for a long while and was a perfect plan for Quinn’s and my annual father/daughter trip. We took the 1 ½ ferry ride from Anacortes to Friday Harbor Washington. It was raining so the trip out through the San Juan Islands offered little.
One day of hiking in the San Bernardino’s: San Gorgonio Peak. One day of hiking in the San Gabriel’s: Strawberry Peak, Mount Lawlor, Barley Flats. Total weekend stats: ~28 miles, 8,270 ft elevation gain.
This year’s trip to South Carolina included a kayak swamp tour. George and I met our guide at the Dennis Boat Landing on Wadboo Creek in Monck’s Corner SC.
We are a bit behind getting into hiking summer shape, so we decided to do something about it. We ended up with a bit of a tougher hike than we initially intended.