“Is there any good hiking near me? What are some good hikes in San Diego? Do you know of any nature trails that would be good for kids?” Questions like these are asked on a regular basis. Sometimes people are looking for a quick and easy access day hike, other times they want to go on… Read more Hiking Near Me: Mission Trails Regional Park
Finding Yourself You are here. A big arrow points to your exact location while looking at a map posted near the trailhead, or maybe you are at the mall and are looking at a store directory. These simple maps offer you a convenience when you walk up to them, but not all maps are so kind. What… Read more Topographic Maps: How to Really Find Yourself
Trail Etiquette Over the years of being on the trail there have been many things that I have observed. I have seen poorly packed packs, with stuff all wonky on the outside. I have met people carrying fly swatters with them. There was even one year where I saw a lady using a llama as a… Read more Trail Etiquette: Don’t Be A Dick
Car Camping Car camping is a wonderful thing. Not only do you get to leave the house and escape the sometimes sickening digital world, but you also get to experience nature in a unique way. You get to retreat to the familiar and unfamiliar. You get the chance to explore new and exciting places. All the while… Read more Car Camping, What’s in Your Kitchen?