Tag Archives: Eastern Sierras

The Best Healthy Snacks for hiking the Mt Whitney Trail

New Year's fitness motivation

It’s a Tuesday morning in July, just after sunrise. I’ve already pounded out three miles all uphill, close to a thousand feet of elevation gain under my dirty, well they used to be pink and grey, once upon a time on a mountain, Saucony trail runners. The sun is just starting to peak out above …

A kid friendly hiking trip to the Eastern Sierras

The Eastern Sierras is just a three-hour drive from the urban metropolis that is southern California’s concrete jungle; Los Angeles. From the numerous backcountry lakes above Rock Creek to the trails hugging the outskirts of Yosemite National Park, the rugged mountains of the Eastern Sierras are a great hiking and camping area to introduce kids …

Adopt Don’t Shop even if you end up with a Ding Dong

I could give you twenty reasons why you should adopt don’t shop. Fifteen of those reasons revolve around this ding dong who was adopted from the Big Bear Animal Shelter on her last day. Yesterday this mutt jumped on my friends couch and tried to harass her cat with kisses. Than she jumped up and gave me …

To Bee or Not To Bee (A Eastern Sierras Autumn Adventure)

This weekend I lucked out and was blessed with a big win, over five hundred dollars and it was just in time to pay for my eastern sierras camping, hiking, fall colors vacation! Some folks love to gamble in casinos amid the slot machines, the craps tables and the black jack dealer. I play the …