Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park hike Agua Dulce Los Angeles County Park Pacific Crest Trail Foot Trail Loop Famous Rocks trek
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park is a dramatic desert wonderland, with striking rock formations that point skyward at a 45-degree angle. This 932-acre Los Angeles County Park delivers a scenic desert backdrop for hikers, and is just a quick drive from LA. This pairing of unique beauty and convenience has made Vasquez Rocks a popular location for the film industry and the... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
Canyon View Loop Trail Whitewater Preserve Pacific Crest Trail San Bernardino Mountains Palm Springs hike
You would not expect to find a Whitewater River in the vicinity of Palm Springs, but this surprising river is vital for the fertility of the Coachella Valley, bringing wonderful water from the San Bernardino Mountains to the desert below where it empties into the Salton Sea. Journeyman hikers can pass through Whitewater Preserve on the Pacific Crest Trail and day hikers... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 19, 2014
Mount San Jacinto Peak summit hike Marion Mountain Trail Deer Springs Trail San Jacinto Mountains wilderness trek
San Jacinto Peak is one of the true crowns of Southern California and is a crowning achievement for any hiker who reaches the summit. San Jacinto Peak is the second highest mountain in Southern California and the pinnacle of the San Jacinto Mountain Range at 10,834 feet above sea level. Hikers who spar with San Jacinto Peak should be prepared for an all day challenge. ... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 22, 2014
Mount Baden-Powell Trail San Gabriel Mountains hike Mt Baden Powell Summit hike Angeles National Forest Pacific Crest Trail
Mount Baden-Powell is a special summit in the San Gabriel Mountains. It is one of the range's tallest peaks at 9,399 feet and holds particular importance to the Boy Scouts of America because it memorializes the lofty accomplishments of Lord Baden-Powell who founded the Scout Movement. The views are lofty too, lording over an expanse of rugged mountains framed the San... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
Winston Ridge and Winston Peak Trail Los Angeles hike San Gabriel Mountains Angeles National Forest California La Cañada Flintridge Cloudburst Summit Pacific Crest Trail
Winston Ridge and Winston Peak are name-sharing neighbors in the high San Gabriel Mountains near the Mount Waterman Ski Area. While Winston Peak is the high point of the hike at 7,502 feet, the summit is covered with pines that leave little room for panoramic views. The best vistas come from the shorter 7,003-foot Winston Ridge, which has fewer pines and broader views. ... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 23, 2014
Naches Peak Loop Trail Mount Rainier National Park hiking Washington wildflower hike
The bloom of wildflowers on Naches Peak Loop is the #1 draw to this trail. An extraordinary carpet of purple lupines and other colorful flowers appearing along this trail each summer. The fact that Naches Peak Loop stands out among other trails in Mount Rainier National Park, which has lots of great places to see wildflowers, tells you that this trail is something... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
Sky Blue Lake Trail Sequoia National Park Sierra Nevada Mountains California
There is a remote and picturesque basin on the west side of Sequoia National Park. At the terminus is a large lake with waters so deep and blue you will think you are staring up at the heavens.The trek up Miter Basin begins at Rock Creek Meadow, nine miles from the nearest trailhead. Those making the hike typically stay overnight in the area, and nearby Lower Soldier... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
New Army Pass sierra nevada mountains sequoia national park hiking trail john muir wilderness
New Army Pass lies at the end of Cottonwood Lakes Trail, 7.5 miles from Horseshoe Meadow. The pass provides off-trail ascents to two nearby summits, Mount Langley and Cirque Peak. There is also a trail down the northwest side of the pass venturing into Sequoia National Park with access to countless backcountry destinations including Lower Soldier Lake, Sky Blue Lake, and... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
Lower Soldier Lake Trail Sequoia National Park hike Inyo National Forest backcountry backpacking
Lower Soldier Lake lies at 10,800 feet on the eastern edge of Sequoia National Park. This is a favored place for backpackers to bed down, and for good reason. A host of trails and off-trail targets make this a prime base camp. The nearest trailhead is Horseshoe Meadow in the Golden Trout Wilderness, which offers two routes to Lower Soldier Lake. About half a mile... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014
Chicken Spring Lake Trail Sierra Nevada Golden Trout Wilderness hike
This mountain lake is 0.6 miles from Cottonwood Pass, making it an easy 8.2-mile round-trip hike from Horseshoe Meadow. With just 1,330 feet of elevation gain en route to the lake, this is a desirable destination for day-hikers and a good first camp for backpackers.Follow Cottonwood Pass Trail to a junction at the pass with Pacific Crest Trail. Turn right and continue... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: July 21, 2014

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