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Yosemite Backpacking via John Muir Trail {Cathedral Lakes to Little Yosemite Valley with Cloud’s Rest and Half Dome}

Somehow we scored a John Muir hiking permit for the most beautiful time of the year! Kudos to Jen who faxed that puppyView full post »

Clarks do Kauai {Hawaiian Travel with Kids}

In our neverending journey to show the kids new places, sometimes we have to show ourselves new places too! Though we&#View full post »

Winter Pow Pow 2015-2016 Bonanza!

Sweet mother of powder and precip heaven! This season was 7 years waiting and brought us back to the days before the bigView full post »

Castle Peak Snowshoeing {Outdoor Women Adventures}

Headed out for a little spring snowshoeing with my mountain girl Jen. Seriously don’t know what I’d doView full post »

Hetch Hetchy {Spring Backpacking with Friends}

Hetch Hetchy. What can I say about you that truly expresses how beautiful you are? If we are going to have to deal withView full post »

Peter Grubb Hut in Winter {Snowshoeing Castle Peak Trail}

Headed to the Peter Grubb Hut for a snowshoe trip with friends! We lucked out and had deep, soft snow and clear, blueView full post »

First Snow of the Season {Sierra at Tahoe with Kids}

One of the major perks of living in Northern California is that we have SEASONS…actual seasons! With 100 degreeView full post »

Central Coast by Foot {Hiking with Kids}

We ended 2015 and started 2016 in the Central Coast where we made it a goal to hike as many peaks as possible! If youView full post »

Backpacking Haleakala Volcano {Maui, Hawaii Backpacking Trip)

I’ll start by saying that hiking this volcano will change your life. Haleakala, on the Maui island of Hawaii isView full post »

Summer Camping {Ice House Reservoir Campground}

One of our absolute favorite places to camp is Ice House Reservoir. Towering pondersa pine, lake front sites for bothView full post »

Backpacking Lake Margaret {Kirkwood Backpacking with Kids}

Ohhhhh Lake Margaret trail…where do I begin with you? Decided to take the kids and the dog backpacking alone andView full post »

PCT to Seven Lakes Basin {Backpacking with Kids}

This backpacking trip is an absolutely fabulous one for little hikers! Some of the most beautiful scenery on the PacificView full post »

Horsetail Falls {Desolation Wilderness Hiking with Kids}

Elvis has been wanting to graduate to a bigger backpack so we helped him out with the Osprey Ave 38. He’s on theView full post »

Backpacking in Tahoe {Eagle Falls to Upper Velma Lake Desolation Wilderness}

Clarky had some sort of event going on so we decided to head up without him to Tahoe to bag a few peaks and sleep inView full post »

Sierra at Tahoe 2014-2015 Season Fun!

It was not a solid year for snow but we still had a fabulous season at Sierra at Tahoe getting the kids into the skiingView full post »