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 […]

Muir Taco – Four Days in the Sierra Nevada from Bishop Pass

Jeff, continuing to descend into Le Conte Canyon with Langille Peak dominating

We had a mission for Muir Taco: Deliver fresh carne asada tacos and cold beer to unsuspecting hikers along the John Muir Trail at the Muir Hut at the top of Muir Pass. While we missed our ultimate destination goal, we had a great time in the Sierra Nevada, saw some stunning scenery, and, in […]

100 Peaks Interviewed by Trail Sherpa

I was asked by Tim at Trail Sherpa if I wanted to be interviewed as a part of his #hike2020 series about my recent hike to Mount Whitney, as well hiking in San Diego in general. The interview was conducted using hash tags in Twitter, which ended up being pretty interesting and encouraged audience participation. […]

Mount Whitney from Horseshoe Meadows through Miter Basin – 26 years in the making

The view through the notch

It’s been over a week since I’ve been back from the Sierra Nevada as I am writing this. I’d hate to wax poetic, but the landscapes that the PD and I hiked and scrambled through have permeated my thoughts, resonating within me each time I close my eyes. Days of Hiking: 3 Total Miles: 33.42 […]