11.11 Sight Seeing on a Sunday: The Salton Sea, Salvation Mountain, and Mud Volcanoes

Last weekend, Alex and I found ourselves with an open Sunday. We had zero plans, the neighbors were out of town, and Al was coming off of a long week at work. So we decided to get out of town for the day to see two places that have both been on our Long-List for … More 11.11 Sight Seeing on a Sunday: The Salton Sea, Salvation Mountain, and Mud Volcanoes

6.22 Hiking Mt. Whitney; the tallest peak in the lower 48

Last weekend we attempted to summit Mt. Whitney – the tallest peak in the contiguous United States, at 14,505 ft. elevation. We didn’t make it. But as the famous John Muir would say, “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” If you or someone you know is planning on hiking … More 6.22 Hiking Mt. Whitney; the tallest peak in the lower 48