Tag: Summit

Hiking Mt. Whitney, Highest Peak In The Continental US

Hiking Mt. Whitney, Highest Peak In The Continental US

unt Whitney is the tallest mountain in the continental US (not including Alaska) and is most commonly summited by a 22 mile hiking trail. We completed it as a day hike on July 3rd after several months of preparation.

Hiking Mount Givens in the John Muir Wilderness

Hiking Mount Givens in the John Muir Wilderness

Mount Givens is a peak in the John Muir Wilderness near Kaiser Pass. It is a moderate hike from the White Bark Vista point and provides excellent views of the central Sierra Nevada Mountains. I hiked this with Alexa and Heidi the dog on July 19th, 2020.

8 Days on Kilimanjaro, Lemosho Route

8 Days on Kilimanjaro, Lemosho Route

Lemosho is a route for climbing Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. The route has beautiful scenery and a high success rate. Alexa and I hiked this route over 8 days starting in January 2020.

My Kilimanjaro Packing List

My Kilimanjaro Packing List

The following list is all the gear that Alexa and I packed for climbing Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route. It should give you a good idea of what to pack but may include things you don’t need or may be missing things you want.

A Day of Solitude on Goat Mountain – Kings Canyon National Park

A Day of Solitude on Goat Mountain – Kings Canyon National Park

Goat Mountain is a non-technical peak in Kings Canyon National Park. The most common access is via the Copper Creek Trail. It can be done overnight or in a big day. I opted to hike it in a big and tiring day June 10th, 2020.