With a moments' notice, I learned what I could about trail conditions and headed out to tackle San Bernardino Peak. The journey there involved a good amount of snow travel and off-trail navigation. I even bagged East San Bernardino Peak as well. What a scenic trail this was!
This was my second time camping on the highest summit in SoCal. The weather was great, just like last time (I would hate to see what it's like here when it turns sour). There was some icy snow that softened by mid-day en route to the summit but the summit itself had been cleared by … Continue reading Camping on the summit of San Gorgonio
*Skip to the very bottom for the comprehensive video review* The Patagonia Nano Air is a synthetic active layer jacket that remains relatively warm but keeps you incredibly dry and comfortable. As you can see this is the non-hooded version, although there is also a hooded version as well. This synthetic jacket is made from … Continue reading Review: Patagonia Nano-Air Jacket
The Secret Canyon Trail in Cleveland National Forest is a lesser-known trail that allows for dispersed camping. The weather and trail conditions were fantastic as I took my friend out for his first overnight backpacking trip. https://youtu.be/IQF0u0cfP9A
Killarney's La Cloche Silhouette Trail is a beauty to behold in all seasons, but it truly becomes magnificent in the winter. Few have the fortune to complete this loop once the snow starts falling. I enjoyed putting this video together and hope you have fun coming along on the adventure! https://youtu.be/hMvNG4tcxk0
With the warm temperatures and rain during the week leading up to this trip, I wasn't sure how things would look in Algonquin. The last time I visited here was when the leaves were in full color in October. As beautiful as that was, I think this trip takes the cake. https://youtu.be/ucj-SHsN6IA
A three day trip out in Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands, with a daytime high of 8C and night time low of -7C. And completely sunny. Not something you normally expect in February but it worked out great. Come along on this adventure by watching the video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0oElVA4vig