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Flattop Mountain Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park
Flattop Mountain Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park

Flattop Mountain Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park

Flattop Mountain is an excellent introduction to Rocky Mountain National Park.  The 8.8 mile out and back trail passes a bit of everything including alpine lakes, forest, treeline, and tundra.  The trail starts at the Bear Lake Trailhead at 9475…

Looking Backwards 2017: Technology Hiker Outdoor Adventures
Looking Backwards 2017: Technology Hiker Outdoor Adventures

Looking Backwards 2017: Technology Hiker Outdoor Adventures

2017 was another outstanding year for exploring the outdoors.  Thank you to my family and friends who have supported me.  Highlights include: Family Adventures Most of my 2017 adventures involved family.  My three year old backpacked for the first time…

Cub Scout Car Camping – Logistics & Gear List
Cub Scout Car Camping – Logistics & Gear List

Cub Scout Car Camping – Logistics & Gear List

My outdoor adventure planning has evolved from solo backpacking, thru-hiking, mountaineering, family camping & backpacking, and now to Cub Scout Pack planning.  I am a Den Leader for my first grade son’s den, and I’m helping organize ~20 families and…

Cycling & Hiking Big Sur along CA 1 without Cars
Cycling & Hiking Big Sur along CA 1 without Cars

Cycling & Hiking Big Sur along CA 1 without Cars

Visiting the Big Sur delivers a unique experience due to limited access.  Landslides, fires, and floods buffeted the region over the last 12 months.  CA 1 Northern auto access is closed to a bridge outage at Big Sur.  Southern access…

Heather Lake Snowshoe in Sequoia National Park
Heather Lake Snowshoe in Sequoia National Park

Heather Lake Snowshoe in Sequoia National Park

Adventures that often do not go according to plan make for the best memories.  In late May, Mark my frequent adventure partner and I visited Sequoia National Park.  Heather Lake, Pear Lake, and Alta Peak (11,204 feet) were our destinations…

Monte Bello Backpacking with Kids above the Clouds
Monte Bello Backpacking with Kids above the Clouds

Monte Bello Backpacking with Kids above the Clouds

Monte Bello Open Space Preserve is one of the best introductory backpacking trips in the Bay Area.  This Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD) protects a watershed in the Santa Cruz Mountains about Palo Alto.  The Black Mountain Backpack Camp…

Looking Backwards 2016: Technology Hiker Outdoor Adventures
Looking Backwards 2016: Technology Hiker Outdoor Adventures

Looking Backwards 2016: Technology Hiker Outdoor Adventures

2016 was another outstanding year for exploring the outdoors.  Thank you to everyone that I’ve shared my love of the outdoors – through trips, posts, or conversations.  Here’s a catalog of my 2016 trips. Family Adventures Most of my 2016…