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Welcome to Trizzle Travels!

I’m Tristan, a fellow explorer residing in Fairfax, VA. Last year I went on a week long canoeing expedition in Canada that changed my outlook on traveling and exploring.

Recent Blog Posts

Backpacking to Canyon Creek Lakes

Overview: Location: Canyon Creek Lakes Trail in Trinity Alps, California Dates: June 1-2, 2019 Distance: 16.7 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 2,969 ft.After Charlie and I finished backpacking in Hetch Hetchy we headed back to Fresno to pick up Wyatt, Taylor, and Ian. Next, we...

Cross Country Road Trip #1

On August 3rd, 2019, I packed up my car in Northern Virginia with my little brother, Jadon, and began an epic 2 week cross country road trip to Tucson, AZ.  I'm heading to the University of Arizona to pursue a Masters of Science in Aerospace Engineering. Before classes start I wanted...

Backpacking Hetch Hetchy Loop

Yosemite National Park Backpacking the Hetch Hetchy Loop via Lake Vernon May 27-29, 2019   Overview: Distance: 26.5 miles Time: 3 days, 2 nights Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation Gain: 3,800 ft.I just got back from a two week road trip trip through California and Oregon with 4...

Yoho National Park Backpacking Loop

Yoho National Park, BC Yoho Valley, Iceline, Whaleback Trails Loop August 12-14, 2017   Overview: Distance: 30km (~19.5mi) Time: 3 days, 2 nights Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Gain: 760m (~2500 ft)  I’m writing this post 1.5 years after the fact, but I have a lot of...