Category: National Park Hikes

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Half Dome – Yosemite National Park

Hiking Half Dome was one of the scariest and exciting things I’ve done in my life. I was also lucky to have two friends join me on this adventure! CHECK OUT THE VIDEO OF MY TREK TO HALF DOME! https://youtu.be/blo5eM5bkRI I split this nearly… Continue Reading “Half Dome – Yosemite National Park”

Camp Muir – Mt. Rainier

If you’ve known me for a while or follow the blog regularly, you know that I hiked the Appalachian Trail. That was a pretty tough hike! These days, I mostly day hike and while I might be slow on my way up to a… Continue Reading “Camp Muir – Mt. Rainier”

Hermitage Point – Grand Teton National Park

My drive to Grand Teton was an experience in itself. On highway 287, you get unobstructed views of mountains and vast open land. I didn’t really know what an open sky was until this drive. During the 7 hour trip, we made several stops… Continue Reading “Hermitage Point – Grand Teton National Park”

Mt. Ida – Rocky Mountain National Park

My first hike on this West Coast trip was Mt. Ida in Rocky Mountain National Park. This hike is mostly above tree line. While it’s a short hike (and probably considered one of the easier peaks to tackle in RMNP), this 9.6 Miles is… Continue Reading “Mt. Ida – Rocky Mountain National Park”

Old Rag

Old Rag is extremely popular among D.C. area hikers – new and experienced! The popularity of this hike is well-earned not just because of the nearly mile long boulders that require jumping, crawling and even climbing, but also because of the many beautiful views… Continue Reading “Old Rag”

Rim to Rim Hike – Grand Canyon National Park

My sister and I hiked the Grand Canyon from the north rim to the south rim last summer. We planned for a four day hike but we made good time and finished in three days. As any sane person would do, we celebrated the… Continue Reading “Rim to Rim Hike – Grand Canyon National Park”