Category: Hiking

Day 6 of Autumn 2023 Trip to Mountain States, Medicine Bow Peak

The sixth day of my autumn 2023 trip to the mountain states. I hiked Medicine Bow Peak, a prominent mountain in southern Wyoming.

Day 3 of Autumn 2023 Trip to Mountain States, Black Elk Peak, Highest Point of South Dakota

The third day of my autumn 2023 trip to the mountain states. I focused the day on Custer State Park, hiked to Black Elk Peak, South Dakota’s highest peak, in addition to checking out Needles Highway, a scenic… Read More

Climbing Snoqualmie Mountain outside Seattle

Second day of my July 2023 trip to western US. I climbed Snoqualmie Mountain today. Located in the center of Cascade Mountains, it is the tallest peak in the immediate vicinity of Snoqualmie Pass and Interstate 90, with… Read More

Climbing Mount Si outside Seattle

First day of my July 2023 trip to western US. I climbed Mount Si, a prominent mountain on the western flank of Cascade Mountains, overlooking Snoqualmie Valley.

Day 3 of 2023 Independence Day Trip, Drenched at Black Balsem Knob

Third day of my July 2023 trip to North Carolina. Today I checked out the portion of Blue Ridge Parkway between Beech Gap and Asheville, including some great hiking trails around Black Balsam Knob. Unfortunately, some unexpected events… Read More

Day 2 of 2023 Independence Day Trip, South Linville Gorge

Second day of my 2023 Independence Day trip to North Carolina. Today I hiked a trail to Shortoff Mountain, located on the southern part of Linville Gorge, before making my way to Asheville while checking out Mt Mitchell,… Read More

Day 1 of 2023 Independence Day Trip, Grandfather Mountain

During Independence Day 2023, I made a trip to North Carolina. This post would be the first actual day of activities where I had some fun hiking/climbing in Grandfather Mountain.

Day 7 of 2023 Trip to Hawaii, Haleakalā

Seventh (and last) day of my January 2023 trip to Hawaii. We would spend the day in Haleakalā National Park, starting with its famous sunrise and followed by an epic hike through its volcanic crater.

Failed Hiking to Pinnacle Shelter via Tuscarora trail

After a minor winter storm, I decided on a final hike of the year of following Tuscarora Trail to Pinnacle Shelter. Unfortunately, the storm created more ice than snow on the trail, with a high number of fallen… Read More

Day 4 of 2022 Big Bend National Park Trip, South Rim of Chisos Mountains and Emory Peak

The fourth day of my 2022 Thanksgiving trip to Big Bend National Park. I planned an epic hike for the day, covering both Chisos South Rim and Emory Peak.