National Park

MassIV Ruta

The MassIV Ruta was an epic walking journey through four spectacular mountain areas and four National Parks in southern Norway. The journey was 372 kms (231 miles) long and took 22 days to complete. The photos below are all taken…

Molly and Squeezebox

President Day Long Weekend, February 14 to 17, 2020 We spent a wonderful weekend with Earthcruiser owners of Squeezebox.

Yosemite in the Rain

Weekend, December 7 to 9, 2019 We headed to Yosemite and were hoping for some snow. As we left San Francisco the roads were open and no restrictions. Snow was forecast and we did want to get there without having…

West Coast National Parks

Friday, August 30, 2019 Alarm went off at 5am, and I rolled out of bed and headed south to pickup Molly. This is a new strategy to avoid the insane Bay Area traffic. It was the start of a long…

Too Hot at Pinnacles

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 The plan was a good plan. Head to Pinnacles National Park for wee walk in the hills. The plan was scuttled due to the hot weather. So, a new plan was hatched. After sleeping in and…

Very Hot Pinnacles National Park

Thursday to Sunday, July 4th to 7th, 2019 The original plan was to arrive on Wednesday after work. But better sense and in invitation to a July 4th party changed my plans. Instead on Thursday, July 4th, I dropped Caroline…

New Trails in Pinnacles National Park

Weekend, March 30 and 31, 2019 Caroline is still in Europe, so ready for some solo hiking in one of our favorite parks. And, I discovered a new trail that I did not even know that existed, and I like…

Pinnacles – Monster Weekend

Long Weekend, February 15-18, 2019 We spent three days in Pinnacles National Park to enjoy the three day long weekend formed by President’s Day. And we did a lot of hiking, even as the weather so not really cooperating. We…

Snowing in Yosemite

Snuck away for the weekend to Yosemite. We arrived late on Friday night and just before it started to snow. Our timing could not have been better. We awoke on Saturday to about 8 inches of snow. And as the…