Adventures

Christmas in Big Sur

December 18, 2013 | 2 Comments

Story and photos by Scott Johnson // In December of 2002 I decided I was ready to do something new, disappear for Christmas. I was a NOLS graduate, Wilderness First Responder and my car got (Read More)

[metaslider id=5087] By Deek Speredelozzi • Photos by Ian Stout • The Great Redwood Empire is seen by many as the crown jewel of coastal California’s many natural wonders. Stretching north from the Silver Peak Wilderness, at the (Read More)

Half Dome, Yosemite National Park

HIKE-U: Day Hiking Half Dome

June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

[metaslider id=4106] By Deek Speredelozzi • Photos by Deek Speredelozzi and Shane McCarthy It’s no secret, and no surprise, that the summit of Half Dome is one of the most sought-after day-hiking destinations in North America. It can be reached, (Read More)

TRIP REPORT: Cache Creek Wilderness, CA

June 18, 2013 | 1 Comments

By Deek Speredelozzi • Photos by Deek Speredelozzi and Ian Stout Red-Bud Original DAY 1: JUDGE DAVIS TRAILHEAD TO WILSON VALLEY The dogs had been raring to go ever since we’d left San Francisco early that afternoon. You (Read More)

TRIP REPORT: Big Sur Death March—Day 3

June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Story by Deek Speredelozzi // Photos by Deek Speredelozzi and Shane McCarthy North Fork Big Sur River Camp to Big Sur Station The morning dawned bright and sunny, and thanks to our luxurious campsite—as it indeed seemed to be when (Read More)

HIKE-U: Angels Landing, Zion, UT

June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

In southern Utah’s Zion National Park (Yosemite in red, as I like to call it), the enthusiastic hiker is presented with a multitude of excellent options for how to spend some trail-time, but for maximum (Read More)

TRIP REPORT: Big Sur Death March—Day 2

December 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Story by Deek Speredelozzi • Photos by Deek Speredelozzi and Shane McCarthy • Nowhere Creek Camp to North Fork Big Sur River Camp I don’t suppose it’ll seem all that hard to believe that nobody in our group overslept the following (Read More)

by Deek Speredelozzi • Mr. Know-It-All’s Blues Franconia Notch State Park It’s just approaching mid-day when I pull Dawn’s white Saturn into the Whitehouse Trailhead parking area. There are surprisingly few cars in the parking lot (Read More)

TRIP REPORT: Big Sur Death March—Day 1

October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Story by Deek Speredelozzi • Photos by Deek Speredelozzi and Shane McCarthy • Big Sur Highway To Nowhere Creek Camp We parked the cars on a narrow dirt shoulder at the foot of Partington Ridge Road, along the side of Highway (Read More)

TRIP REPORT: Snamping in Yosemite—Part 2

October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Story by Deek Speredelozzi • Photos by Deek Speredelozzi and Ian Stout • Yosemite Valley to Dewey Point The morning of Saturday, March 24th dawns with more promise than we had gone to bed expecting; and so, after rising (Read More)