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