Channel Islands National Park – An Island Paradise

One of the closest National Parks to Los Angeles and San Diego is the one and only Channel Islands National Park. This slice of paradise, accessible by boat or plane from the mainland, is full of beautiful nature and amazing activities. The wildlife, views, and amazing opportunities for scuba diving and kayaking make this little […]

Pinnacles National Park – The Diamond In the Rough

Pinnacles National Park In the middle of the state – closer to San Francisco but still 4.5 hours from Los Angeles – is the least visited National Park in California. Although Pinnacles National Park may be overshadowed by its more famous siblings, it has a lot to offer for visitors. Great hikes, cave adventures, and […]

The Everest Gym Bag

As you get more and more involved in the world of fitness, you’ll have more and more gear you might need to carry with you to the climbing gym or your local fitness club.  Foam rollers to massage your back.  Towels for showering.  Maybe jump rope.  Keys.  Climbing shoes, chalk, and a chalk bag.  Water […]

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, or Mammoth Mountain, is a ski resort located in California in the eastern Sierra Nevada mountains. Mammoth Mountain has an elevation of 11,053 feet. The base is 7,953 ft above sea level, giving 3,100 feet of almost year round world class skiing and winter fun. This amazing winter playground is in […]

Sequoia National Park and National Forest

Sequoia National Park and National Forest In the middle of California lie the largest living organisms in the world.  The Sequoia trees are massive, easily coming in at nine times the mass of a blue blue whale.  The two adjacent areas – Sequoia National Park and Sequoia National Forest – have amazing groves of sequoias […]

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest – Ancient Trees

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest Nestled in Inyo National Forest in Eastern California is a grove of ancient trees which trace their foundations to the very origin of human history.  Here lie the oldest living organisms in the world, which have been living up to 5,000 years non-stop.  One of the oldest of these trees is […]

Fossil Falls – Frozen In Time

This little hidden gem is located right next to the Sierra Nevada Mountains. So what exactly is fossil falls? It looks just like its named – almost like a waterfall that froze and turned into stone. In reality the falls are made of volcanic rock – the area around fossil falls has a history of […]

Foam Roller, Jumprope, and Exercise Bands

Work Travel Many people have to travel for a living.  Work travel can be fun – seeing cool new cities, visiting tourist spots, using that per diem money to eat out every night, and having a great time with your coworkers.  However, there are downsides to this constant travel.  Jet lag.  Sitting in cramped, pressurized […]

Painted Canyon – An Amazing Hike Near Mecca CA

Near Palm Springs and the Salton Sea is a little hiking gym that will make your day.  The Painted Canyon hike will take you through amazing slot canyons, ladder climbs, and amazing vistas of the surrounding area! How To Get To Painted Canyon Painted Canyon is about 3 hours northeast of San Diego and 2.5 […]

Pismo Beach – Go On a Beach Adventure!

Going to the beach is one of the best activities you can do on a lazy weekend or vacation getaway.  Now imagine the best beach experience on heavy duty steroids.  That’s what you get with Pismo Beach in Southern California.  You can barbeque on the beach.  Or can camp on the sand overnight.  You can […]

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