Last week was National Park Week and in celebration, we went to Idyllwild, CA and visited Humber Park! Idyllwild has many easily accessible trails for all level of hikers. Mom and I did the easy 2.6 mi (5.2mi round trip) Ernie Maxwell Scenic Trail, but I can’t wait to go back and do a more… Continue reading April 27th, 2016: Hiking Humber Park
How is this place only 2 hours from LA?! I recently went to Idyllwild for a much-needed shot in the arm of good ‘ol fashioned Mamma NATURE. I can’t believe I’d never been there- it’s only 2 hrs away from where I grew up and it’s SO cheap to visit. Who knew that this… Continue reading Top Things To Do in Idyllwild, CA
Tonight was my class at REI about (getting to* and) hiking Havasu Falls! *The “getting there” is the most complicated part: read on to find out why… I am so glad I went because honestly, as much information as there is on the internet about this, there wasn’t one definitive source that laid everything out in steps… Continue reading How to ‘Havasu’
The universe rocks sometimes. SO, remember how I wrote just a few days ago about finding that random Pinterest post about Havasu Falls in Arizona? Well how weird is THIS- I went on my local REI’s website to look at hiking boots (another major dent in the wallet) and saw that they offer FREE (at last!)… Continue reading REI For The Win
Today I started researching in earnest what it’s really going to take to hike the Inca Trail in Macchu Piccu. This was the first thing I found after googling “Inca Trail Macchu Piccu”: “The Inca Trail is by far the most famous trek in South America and is rated by many to be in the… Continue reading The Inca Trail; Going For Broke, Literally.