Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge: Cucamonga Peak

Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge: Cucamonga Peak

We ended up taking the Ice House trail to the 8,859-foot summit and hiked nearly 12 miles there and back.

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Pack of Peaks: Mount Baden Powell

Pack of Peaks: Mount Baden Powell

I still had my eyes on other peaks but being able to freely trek to the top of Baden-Powell with friends that day was satisfying.

Sun Drunk

Sun Drunk

I wanted to write a poem about my love for the sun even though summer calls for a much more intense presence. I still stand transfixed by the view and wanted to write down my unorganized thoughts and share them with you.

For The Love Of Nature

For The Love Of Nature

To say that I love to hike is an understatement. Hiking is the medium I use to reset and release. I enter nature, my church, with filthy boots and athletic wear and can maintain my peace.

How I Accidentally Completed My First Solo Hike

How I Accidentally Completed My First Solo Hike

I’ve always said that nature is my church. I go there to reset, reconnect, and to reflect on everything. However, I never had the chance to do that by myself until that hike alone in Monrovia Canyon.

My Experience Hiking the Six Pack of Peaks Challenge: Mount Wilson

My Experience Hiking the Six Pack of Peaks Challenge: Mount Wilson

We had prepared, but we begrudgingly anticipated the lingering feeling of sore muscles days after leaving the face of Mount Wilson, the first in our Six Pack of Peaks Challenge.

What You Should Know Before Venturing Out Into Nature

What You Should Know Before Venturing Out Into Nature

Although I’m happy to see people getting outside and connecting with nature, I would like to see more education on stewardship of the land.

The Ten-Year Trek

The Ten-Year Trek

As I looked down at the new shoes on my feet, I let my mind wander to think of the past ten years out on the trails. The old pair of shoes that I had stuffed into the trunk of a car had carried me through the cool woods of the northern forests of California, [...]