Exploring Death Valley National Park

Death Valley really lives up to its name as being one of the hottest, driest, and lowest places in the world!┬áIt’s a sprawling landscape of vast valleys, barren salt flats, and rugged peaks. This park can easily be overlooked by some, but holds some breathtaking beauty in it’s vast array of geological colors and textures….

Half Dome Day Hike

I just recently hiked Half Dome in Yosemite National Park for the first time. It’s a strenuous 16 mile hike with 6,800 ft gain, that even includes a 400 ft ascent up narrow cable lines. Although terrifying, it was a completely exhilarating and rewarding experience! The 360 degree view was nothing short of incredible. It…