Category: Hiking

Day 4 of 2020 Lake Tahoe Trip, Snowshoing to Mount Rose

Fourth day of my Lake Tahoe trip. I would be snowshoeing to the summit of Mount Rose today. At 3285m elevation, it’s the highest mountain near Lake Tahoe in Nevada (third highest overall). It ended up being a… Read More

Day 3 of 2020 Lake Tahoe Trip, Snowshoing to Rose Knob Peak and Pats Knob in Mount Rose Wilderness

Third day of my Lake Tahoe trip. I decided to snowshoe to Rose Knob Peak on the Nevada side of the lake today.

Day 2 of 2020 Lake Tahoe Trip, Snowshoing to Maggies Peak in Desolation Wilderness

The second day of my 2021 Lake Tahoe trip, I ended up snowshoeing to Maggies Peak, followed by a brief tour of Emerald Bay State Park.

Day 1 of 2020 Lake Tahoe Trip, Snowshoing to Roundtop in Eldorado National Forest

The first day of my 2020 Lake Tahoe trip, I chose to snowshoe to Roundtop Peak from Kit Carson Pass. While I had hoped this to be a warmup for the next few days of exploration, it turned… Read More

Winter Hiking to Cat Rocks, Cunningham Falls State Park

Mid-December, 2020, heavy snow fell in the Washington DC region. With not much snow during the previous winter, I was looking for some winter fun this time, and I chose to hike Cat Rocks trail in Cunningham Falls… Read More

Weekend Trip to West Virginia, Hiking Chimney Top, High Knob, Sun and Stars from Spruce Knob

Another beautiful autumn weekend when I set off to West Virginia in search of nature colors. I opted to hike Chimney Top on Saturday, spent the night camping around Spruce Knob where I star-gazed with the darkest sky… Read More

Hiking Meneka Peak in George Washington National Forest

October 10, a beautiful autumn weekend when the mountain colors were the most dramatic of the year. My friend and I headed to Northern George Washington National Forest for a feast of this vibrant autumn scene.

Weekend Trip to Shenandoah, Hiking and Star Gazing

A weekend of hiking to South Shenandoah with my friends, in the middle of September at the tail of summer.

Day 7 of 2020 Alaska Trip, Lazy Mountain

Seventh and last day of our Alaska trip. I would be hiking Lazy Mountain Trail near Palmer, Alaska before hopping onto a 7pm flight to Seattle.

Day 6 of 2020 Alaska Trip, Mount Healy Overlook Trail and Driving to Palmer

Sixth day of our Alaska trip. I would be hiking Mount Healy Overlook Trail in Denali National Park in the morning, after which we would be driving to the town of Palmer where we would spend our last… Read More