Incredible Yosemite Loop Hike During First Snow!

Click Image for Full Video! Hiking Yosemite with the Fall colors is amazing! Hiking Yosemite in the Winter snow is amazing! Hiking both in one day is . . . AMAZING! This trip connected Four Mile Trail to Glacier Point to the Panorama Trail to the John Muir Trail above Nevada Falls to Happy Isles … Continue reading Incredible Yosemite Loop Hike During First Snow!

Hiking Sentinel Dome and Taft Point Loop in Yosemite National Park

One of the best distance-to-views ratio hikes in Yosemite is the Sentinel Dome and Taft Point Loop. For only 5 miles (and 1,100' of elevation gain) you can stand nearly as high as Half Dome and above El Capitan. Along the way you'll see narrow fissures with thousand foot drops, trees, creeks, boulders, and breathtaking … Continue reading Hiking Sentinel Dome and Taft Point Loop in Yosemite National Park

Osprey Stratos 36 Review and Gear Test

Camino pack volumes typically come in at around 30-40 liters, and the Osprey Stratos 36 is one of the most popular backpacks in that range. While not an ultra-light pack, it is feature rich - and those features may make the difference. Click the image above or HERE for my review! I took some young … Continue reading Osprey Stratos 36 Review and Gear Test