Outdoor Adventures

Kennedy Meadows, The Beginning of the Eastern Sierras

Kennedy Meadows felt like home. As I began the drive into the mountains after hours in the high desert and on the interstate getting back to the back roads and the pine trees sure felt good. I’ve read so many books on through hiking the PCT (The Cactus Eaters is one of my favorites)  and …

First Lake, A Hike Back in Time

First Lake brought back a lot of memories. After allĀ the trails I had hiked in the eastern sierrasĀ I hadn’t stepped foot in the sand of the North Fork Trail since I was twenty two. It was a glorious gorgeous hike but it made me sad for friends lost along the way, for a simpler time …

Trout Master of the Sierras!

Meysan Lake was the hardest hike I have ever done but as soon as we began pulling wild golden trout out of gorgeous Meysan Lake every thirty seconds I forgot about the switch backs in the hot summer sun. It’s funny how gorgeous (not to mention delicious) wild trout make you forget about the six-mile …