Sequoia: Upper Kern River and Lake South America

I don’t think I’m alone in saying… 2020 has been a strange year! After skipping my traditional big spring hike in Utah and being much more sedentary than usual due to the pandemic, I set out at the beginning of July for a 9-day hike in the Sierras. Thanks to… Continue reading

Video: Sequoia Upper Kern Basin

Still waiting for an opportunity to get back to Utah, I opted for a “local” 9-day hike through Sequoia National Park to the Upper Kern Basin and Lake South America and back through the Kern Canyon and Golden Trout Wilderness. I say “local” as I could do this entire hike… Continue reading

Havasu Falls Hike

FYI — Hike Video now posted as well. I’d never done the Havasu Falls Hike in the Grand Canyon because it always seemed like a bit of a circus in my humble opinion: there’s a crazy permit system, exorbitant fees, over-crowded camping, and hoards of obnoxious people all fighting to… Continue reading