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The Ultimate Trail Guide to Backpacking Loon Lake to Buck Island Lake in 2 Days

This 2 day, 1 night backpacking trip has everything—it’s really beautiful, easy-to-organize, full of lakes to jump into, and there are loads of campsites to choose from. Here’s everything you need to know before going backpacking from Loon Lake to Buck Island Lake. Loon Lake to Buck Island lake Trail Key Information Trailhead: Loon Lake Hike End: Loon...

Glacier Point To Panorama Point Trail Guide: Everything You Need To Know About This Day Hike

There are few places that have the accessibility and magnitude of Yosemite Valley. The Glacier Point to Panorama Point day hike combines incredible views, a decent amount of milage, and a great resting spot into one fantastic day out. Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links. If you purchase something using an affiliate link, I will receive a small commission...

The Ultimate Guide to the Half Dome Hike in a Day

Sitting nearly 9000 feet above the sea level, Half Dome is an iconic hike in Yosemite National Park. With over 5000 ft of elevation gain over about 8 miles, this hike is demanding but rewarding. This bucket list hike requires a little bit of forethought and organization but is certainly worth doing—here’s my guide to doing the Half Dome Hike in a day! Half Dome...

Sliding Sands Trail Guide: The Best Hike in Haleakala

Haleakala National Park is home to so many incredible hikes, but this one takes the cake! Over 11 miles, this hike takes you from the top of the park into the volcanic crater before you climb back over the valley. The terrain changes throughout the hike, so every few miles you get a change of scenery. Here’s the ultimate trail guide to the Sliding Sands Trail...

How to hike Diamond Head Summit Trail on O’ahu

Hiking the Diamond Head Summit Trail was one of the highlights of Waikiki. If you’re looking to trade beaches for a hike with incredible views of both the city and water, this is the perfect way to spend an afternoon. Here’s how to hike the Diamond Head Summit Trail. The Diamond Head hike in a nutshell Views ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 4 out of 5. Technical Difficulty...

The Ultimate Trail Guide to the Minnehaha Falls Hike

This incredible hike is a Katoomba hidden gem away from the Blue Mountain tourists. The Minnehaha Falls Hike is an easy, short, out-and-back trail that ends at a spectacular waterfall. When it’s warm, pack your swimsuits and dive into the cold, refreshing water! The Minnehaha Falls Hike in a nutshell Views ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 4 out of 5. Technical Difficulty ⭐⭐...

Two Incredible Days in Castle Crags: Itinerary & Guide

Castle Crags State Park is a beautiful, highly underrated state park in California. With picture-perfect views of granite towers, endless hiking and climbing, and close proximity to Mount Shasta and beyond, Castle Crags is certainly worth a few days. If you have two days to spend in the area, this guide is for you! Here’s my 2 day Castle Crags Itinerary.  When...

Hiking the Castle Dome Trail in Castle Crags State Park: Ultimate Trail Guide

The Castle Dome Trail is one of Castle Crags State Park’s best hikes. This trail is short but intense, with plenty of elevation gain rewarded with incredible views of the Castle Crags and Mount Shasta in the distance. If there’s only one hike you do in this state park, make it this one! Castle Dome Trail in a nutshell Views ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 4.5 out of 5...

Ultimate Trail Guide: Hike the Bright Angel Trail to the 1.5 Mile Resthouse

The Bright Angel Trail is one of the most famous trails in Grand Canyon National Park. With many stops along its steep switchbacks down into the canyon, this path allows you to choose how far you want to hike. For a short hike, opt to hike the Angel Trail to the 1.5 Mile Resthouse. With sweeping views of the Grand Canyon, this is a great option to see how you do with...

A Trail Guide to the Delicate Arch Sunrise Hike | Arches National Park

Delicate Arch is one of the most iconic natural features in Utah (it’s even on their license plates!) — and for good reason. Aside from the strange formation being something to marvel at itself, this natural arch perfectly frames the stunning rolling hills and rock formations around it. Because this arch is so popular, the best time to see it without the crowds...