Hiking with Holly, Off Trail Adventures

Life After Jack

It has been a month since we said goodbye to our dear sweet Jack. I have to say, that the first week was extremely difficult. We all lived soo close in this RV together, that it was very strange not to have him with us anymore. The weather in Baton Rouge was dark and stormy,… Continue reading Life After Jack

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Yosemite NP-May Lake Trail

Mileage: From May Lake Trailhead = 2.2 miles roundtrip. 514 feet of elevation gain/loss. May lake is an easy, beginner hike on the north eastern section of Yosemite NP.  If entering from the Tioga Pass 120 gate, it is about a 30 min drive to the trailhead from entry into the park. We decided to… Continue reading Yosemite NP-May Lake Trail

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West Mesa Loop-Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, CA

A must see feature of this hike is taking the side trail to The Airplane Monument. In Memory of Col. F. C. Marshall and 1st Lt. C. L. Webber who fell at this spot on December 7, 1922. Their 12 cylinder engine is permanently mounted in stone.

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Hiking Lake Hodges on a Rainy Day

Whatever you are doing right now....STOP! Go hike these trails! Actually, they are more of a walk than a hike, but they have just become some of my new favorites. We have hiked out at Lake Hodges more times than I can count and for some reason, we always just stayed to what we knew.… Continue reading Hiking Lake Hodges on a Rainy Day

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Catalina: Day 2 – Little Harbor to Catalina Airport and Back to Little Harbor

We have some time to hang out at the beach this morning and explore.  I have arranged for a shuttle to take us from Little Harbor to the airport today at 12:30pm.  We plan to eat lunch then hike back to our campsite. The sun is relentless and the only way to feel cool is… Continue reading Catalina: Day 2 – Little Harbor to Catalina Airport and Back to Little Harbor