Category: Hiking

Day 3 of 2022 Independence Day Trip, Palisades

Third day of my 2022 Independence Day trip. The theme of this trip so far had been rocks, so for this last day I would visit Palisades Interstate Park, hike its Giant Stairs trail before driving back home.

Day 4 of May 2022 Virginia Trip, Blue Ridge Parkway and Sharp Top

The fourth and last day of my 2022 Memorial Day weekend trip. I would be driving from the town of Wytheville, Virginia back to my home near Washington DC. With me in no hurry for the day, I… Read More

Day 3 of May 2022 Virginia Trip, Grayson Highlands

The third day of my 2022 Memorial Day weekend trip. I would be doing a long day hike in Virginia’s Grayson Highlands State Park and the nearby Jefferson National Forest, featuring Mount Rogers as Virginia’s highest elevation point,… Read More

Day 2 of May 2022 Virginia Trip, Hiking Angel’s Rest

The second day of my 2022 Memorial Day weekend trip. After waking up in Blacksburg, I would try out more hiking trails in the towns nearby, most notably Angel’s Rest Trail in Pearisburg.

Day 1 of May 2022 Virginia Trip, Hiking Tinker Cliffs

During the Memorial Day weekend last year, I hiked McAfee Knob and Dragon’s Tooth trails near Roanoke, Virginia, which I really enjoyed. So this year, I felt it’s only appropriate for me to finish the remainder of Virginia’s… Read More

Weekend Trip to Virginia, Hiking Three Ridges Loop, Crabtree Falls and Humpback Rocks

My weekend trip of hiking in Virginia at the turn of April/May 2022, along the northern part of Blue Ridge Parkway.

Day 4 of 2020 Utah Trip, Canyonland and Arches National Park

Fourth day of my Utah trip. I would be stargazing and sunrise watching in Canyonlands National Park in the morning, and then visit Arches National Park for a second time in the afternoon.

Day 3 of 2020 Utah Trip, Arches National Park

Third day of my Utah trip. I would finally be in one of Utah’s “mighty five” National Parks. I would be driving from Green River to Moab, and spend the majority of the day in Arches National Park.

Day 1 of 2020 Utah Trip, Malans Peak

First day of my Utah trip as I hiked Malans Peak outside Ogden at sunset. It’s not a very long trail that fitted in my schedule after getting off the plane in the afternoon, which rewarded me with… Read More

Day 6 of 2022 Arizona Trip, Bright Angel Trail of Grand Canyon National Park

Sixth day of my 2021 Arizona trip, my friend and I would spend the day hiking Bright Angel Trail, the most popular trail in the park that went from the south canyon rim all the way down to… Read More