Vast stretches of desolate ranges recovering from a wildfire and views of the snow capped peaks in the nearby Sisters National Forest make the winding trails of the Mill Creek Wilderness unforgettable. Day One in the Mill Creek Wilderness: Upon arrival we slept at the Wildcat Campgrounds conveniently located at the trailhead of this 26 […]
The constant banging of a black bear fiercely trying to claw his way into our bear-proof cannister leaves us lying wide awake on nerves end.
Deemed too rugged for safe use, what was once designated to be part of a 70 mile stretch along Highway 1 (a scenic highway that traverses the West Coast) was left for backpackers and other nature lovers. This stretch of land, lying 230 miles north of San Francisco, was divided into two, the northern King […]
Visualize never ending groves of redwood trees and an unkempt segment of what would otherwise be developed farm land and suburbs. The vast and untouched Mendocino National Forest is reminiscent of what California may have looked like 300 years ago. Beginning our month long road trip towards Oregon, we spent 4 days venturing the aptly […]