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
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.
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
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
It’s a very early start to our day as we need to be at the San Pedro ferry terminal by 8:00am to catch the first ferry at 8:45am. I also need to ensure that we are the first people in line, so that we can get a good place to sit on the top deck,… Continue reading Catalina: Day 1 – Two Harbors to Little Harbor