Tag: Sierra Nevada

Our 5 Favorite Short Hikes In The Sierra Nevada, California

We’ve finished our series about the best day hikes in the Sierra Nevada and still we feel that the list is incomplete. Of course, it can never be truly complete as it’s only about the hikes we ourselves know. But even the list of those hikes is far from complete. There were a bunch of…
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Our 6 Favorite State Parks In California

California is a big and diverse state and it’s home of several unique national parks. Like Sequoia, the land of giant trees, Yosemite, the land of waterfalls or Death Valley, the hottest place on Earth – just to mention the most famous ones. But California has a lot of state parks as well (roughly 200…
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Mist Falls And Paradise Valley, Sierra Nevada

California’s Kings Canyon National Park is a paradise for long, multi-day backcountry hikes as most part of it is very remote and can’t even be accessed by car. One of the few day hikes is the Paradise Valley Trail to Mist Falls. It’s an easy and beautiful hike and it’s very popular. It’s the start…
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Hiking Upper Yosemite Fall Trail

What about hiking up to the top of the 5th tallest waterfall in the world? Hell, yes! We love waterfalls, we love challenges, we love hiking. We didn’t need to think twice about it, and no wonder it became one of our favorite hikes in California’s majestic Sierra Nevada. Upper Yosemite Fall Trail is a…
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Best Summer Hikes In California

California is one of those US states which is a paradise for outdoor lovers any time of the year! We’ve started a series about our favorite seasonal Cali hikes last autumn, then winter and spring came, and now we are about to share our ideas about summer hikes. Summer is maybe the toughest season for…
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Island & Twin Lakes Trail In California’s Desolation Wilderness

Lake Tahoe’s Desolation Wilderness is one of the most popular protected areas among backpackers in the USA. Here sub-alpine and alpine forests, granite peaks and glacially-formed valleys and lakes take your breath away while you enjoy the solitude and peace of this deserted rocky landscape. Though most trails are multi-day trails, we have a spectacular…
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Hiking Lake Tahoe’s Rubicon Trail

If you are thinking about hiking in California’s Sierra Nevada, Lake Tahoe should be on your list. Tahoe’s best shoreline, the Rubicon Trail should also be on that list. Lake Tahoe has a special place in our hearts. It was our first hiking trip after we moved to California, and we fell in love with…
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Hike Sequoia’s Lakes Trail To Pear Lake

California’s Sequoia National Park is famous for its astonishing giant sequoias, but there’s much more to find in this park. Our favorite day hike is Lakes Trail which is a full day scenic hike with 3 lakes on the way. The views of Sierra Nevada’s so typical granite peaks are also gorgeous all the way.…
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Hike Yosemite’s Big Waterfall Loop Trail

Yosemite is one of Sierra Nevada’s astonishing national parks and one of our favorites in the whole United States. It has several wonderful waterfalls and giant white granite peaks to make it special and Yosemite Valley, it’s iconic and most popular part is especially a ‘little garden of perfection’. There’s several short and long hikes…
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