Bears Ears National Monument

Before I get into anything, here's some quick facts about Bears Ears and the American West: Every 2.5 minutes, a football field's worth of land is lost to human development. Bears Ears National Monument suffers the least from light pollution than any of the other popular National Park Destinations in the West. While it's not …

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The Pony Express Trail

I think I've become somewhat of a magnet for trails/future adventures. https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3951/33158614480_d067624a02_k.jpg Instead of hiking today I went out for a drive to the western Utah desert, because I've never really been out there before for some reason.  What was supposed to be a relatively short drive turned into an all day escapade because not …

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PCT Series: Tehachapi to Kennedy Meadows

A day late and a dollar short, my bad.  I started a job where I do a lot of job things.  It's a lot of physical activity which is my favorite kind of job, but man did it wear me out the first little while.  So I kinda fell asleep yesterday forgetting to upload the …

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PCT Series: Wrightwood to Agua Dulce

If you read my journal you'd know this section was a bit of a mixed bag for me.  I loved it so much and I also reached probably my largest level of frustration ever here as well (over nothing in particular).  The Angeles National Forest was great.  The hike back down to the desert along …

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PCT Series: Idyllwild to Big Bear

The forests of the San Jacinto wilderness are awesome!  In those early days it was like getting a glimpse of what the Sierra might be like.  I got some really great campsites in this area despite some spooky Cougar stuff.  Not to mention Idyllwild was so incredible and easily one of my favorite trail towns.  …

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