Tag Archives: Mt Whitney

One Beautiful Bastard of a Mountain

Sometimes mountains just don’t want to be climbed. It’s 7 p.m. And I’m sitting in a camp chair three thousand feet below Whitney Portal Campsite; Our lovely prereserved campsite in the alpine forest. I have not stopped sweating for a minute for the past ten hours between the 105-degree temperatures driving through the desert and …

V is for Venison

Mt Baldy

It’s 10 a.m. and I almost summited the highest peak in the San Gabriel Mountains, and frankly, the highest mountain peak that looks out over the city of angels. (Los Angeles) And I did it the hard way. Mt Baldy’s Ski Lift Trail literally climbs straight up the mountain underneath the rickety ole chairlift that …

Marmot Mornings; a Journey to White Mountain

In the summer of 2015 my boyfriend and I went off adventuring in the White Mountains of the Eastern Sierras. This was only a month after I had back surgery and we had dreams of conquering Mt Whitney along with White Mountain but to be perfectly honest, just being able to walk and hike again after …

Turkey Sloppy Joe Stuffed Bell Peppers

  Adventures on the Whitney Trail and a recipe for Camp Fire Sloppy Joe Stuffed Bell Peppers This is why we crawl out of our warm sleeping bags at three a.m. It’s to watch the sun rising above the trees in our dark camp ground. As we quickly enjoy our morning coffee in the dark, head …