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Best Hikes Near Washington D.C.

Best Hikes Near Washington D.C.

I've lived in Northern Virginia for over 10 years. I've had a chance to explore most of the iconic hikes near Washington D.C.  When I say near D.C., I mean around 2 hours or less.  D.C. is a metropolitan area, and so aside from one hike on this list, I recommend...

A Decade in Review – 2010’s

A Decade in Review – 2010’s

It was a lot of fun reflecting back on this past decade on big life moments as well as how everything has led up to who I am today. I'm sure I'm forgetting some key moments and I'm sure there's also some events that happened more recently that I don't realize how...

Backpacking to Canyon Creek Lakes

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,...

Cross Country Road Trip #1

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...

Best Hikes Near Washington D.C.

I've lived in Northern Virginia for over 10 years. I've had a chance to explore most of the iconic hikes near Washington D.C.  When I say near D.C., I mean around 2 hours or less.  D.C. is a metropolitan area, and so aside from one hike on this list, I recommend...

Iceland Winter Road Trip – Amazing Places and Activities

Iceland Winter Road Trip Stats Dates: Mar 7-13, 2020 Distance Traveled: 1829 km (1136 mi) Coldest Temperature: -6C (21 F) Warmest Temperature: 6C (43 F) Max Wind Speeds: 20+ m/s (45+ mph) Average Daylight Hours: 11 HoursIntroduction It feels kinda strange sitting down...

A Decade in Review – 2010’s

It was a lot of fun reflecting back on this past decade on big life moments as well as how everything has led up to who I am today. I'm sure I'm forgetting some key moments and I'm sure there's also some events that happened more recently that I don't realize how...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Backpacking to Havasupai

Backpacking to Havasupai was the part of our South West adventure trip we were all most looking forward to and that our entire itinerary to the Southwest was scheduled around.  We secured our permits the moment they became available online in February for our trip in...

Top 10 Hikes Near Huntsville Alabama

  In August 2017, I moved down to Huntsville, Alabama from Washington D.C. to start a 2 semester internship with NASA MSFC.  While I was down there I made friends with a bunch of adventurous people and we hiked camped, or explored almost every weekend. I logged...

Backpacking in Bruce Peninsula National Park

Two days before my trip to California with my friends Hannah, Greta, and Austin, we cancelled our flight. California was on fire, and I did not want a second big summer adventure ruined due to fire and smoky environments. (Last summer, I took a trip with a different...
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