The Lesser Known Lost Coast

a place where you will not feel lost … When you hear folks refer to this coast, they typically mean the 25 mile Lost Coast Trail stretching 4 days 3 nights from Mattole Beach to Shelter Cove. However, if you start from the very southern tip of the wilderness area covered by this trail at […]

Henry W. Coe – A Bay Area Intro Backpacking Trip

We went over Memorial Day weekend for a 1 night, 18 mile backpacking hike. We wanted to test out the experience before embarking on more intense and longer backpacking trips (such as Lost Coast, John Muir trail). Way more than a successful test, we discovered an underrated park! Despite the distance from San Francisco, it wasn’t […]

Canyonlands National Park – A Hidden Gem

Many people that drop by Canyonlands come for a day trip when they visit Arches National Park. I found it to be much more than a side add on. It’s a hidden gem. The trails are far less crowded and the views grand. Check out some of the memories that I captured below. Good bye Canyonlands for […]

Monument Valley Photo Journal

A southwest road trip is not complete without going to Monument Valley – a place that John Wayne made famous in his western movies. I had to go! And it became one of the highlights of this trip. I hope you enjoy the memories that I captured below. These photos were only a small fraction of the […]

Page AZ – Here I am again

After departing Zion, the 2nd stop on my southwest camping trip was Glen Canyon and Page. Other than the places I’ve called home, this was the first place where I have returned to visit as a tourist. But this time, I checked out more than just the famous Horseshoe Bend – and boy was there a lot to […]

Zion National Park Photo Journal

Zion was my first stop in a multi-day solo camping tour of Utah national parks. And WOW did it set a high note for the rest of the trip. The dramatic red cliffs made me feel so small. The amazing hikes brought adrenaline thru my veins. The awesome people I met on the trails set a great atmosphere. I […]