Hiking Travel

Yosemite National Park – 2014

Some places are just too special to pass up an opportunity to return. Yosemite National Park is just such a place. A friend was out in San Francisco for a business meeting and asked if I’d like to come out and spend a couple of days in Yosemite. Airline tickets were quickly purchased and the deal

Hiking Travel

Yosemite National Park

After returning from Moab, I was still in a traveling mood and Yosemite National Park was still high on my list of “must see” destinations.  I found pretty cheap flight and a hotel outside the southern entrance in Oakhurst and was on my way. There’s not much I can say about Yosemite that hasn’t already

Biking Hiking Travel

Mountain Biking in Moab

What a slacker I’ve been! Although the injury to my Achilles last August really put a damper on my activities, I don’t think I had to go quite this deep into hibernation. Between the injury, work, and a strange and seemingly long winter, it took something major to get me kick-started this year.  What about


Hiking Old Rag in Shenandoah, NP

I’d been wanting to get up to Shenandoah National Park and check out the classic hike to the summit of “Old Rag” for quite a while so when the weekend opened up, I hitched up the camper, picked up a pal, and hit the road Friday afternoon.  We found a little campground that was open