It doesn’t have to be Mount Whitney – Spiral out when seeking adventure

Mount Whitney from a different angle

“We’ll ride the spiral to the end and may just go where no one’s been. Spiral out. Keep going..” – Tool – Lateralus This is just something I notice every year. Spring rolls around and I see everyone talking about the Mount Whitney lottery. Are you going? Did you get your permits? Some people try to go […]

Dusy Basin Solo Backpacking – The Art of Missing Out

Campsite at Long Lake before the rain hit

I decided to go on a solo backpacking trip to Dusy Basin last September because I felt I needed it. Let’s just say it was a busy, crazy year. I wanted to disconnect for a bit. I remembered back to two years prior, when the PD, SocalHiker, and I zoomed through Dusy Basin on the way […]

Convict Lake – An Adventure with Papa

Laurel Mountain and Sevehah Cliff from a boat on Convict Lake

Why Convict Lake? So there I was, thinking about my dad and a road trip we went on back in 2004. We had driven from Southern California all the way to the land of his birth: a small town named Argyle, MN. I realized that it had been eight years since our road trip. I […]