LA-Big Sir – SF

September 22, 2016 No Comments

I got to do a little road trip to Los Angeles to San Francisco and back for my birthday. I had an amazing time, took a ton of great pictures, got poison oak, and ate some great food. I would say that’s a pretty good birthday trip.  

Deep Creek Hot springs: a triumph of stupidity

August 31, 2016 No Comments

Im sure we have all at one point or another found ourselves out classed and out gunned. Where the chips are stacked against us, and we should probably throw in the towel. Gabriela and I after returning from Seattle decided to really take advantage of this now short amount of time left in Los Angeles … Read More


August 25, 2016 No Comments

Just a quick trip back home. Its a strange thing to be visiting “home” as its not where i’m hanging my hat these days. Regardless of whether or not I live there my heart and family does. It’s pretty invigorating to go back to Washington and NOT have to use a GPS to get around, … Read More

San Diego: a spontaneous adventure

July 27, 2016 2 Comments

Gabriela just got back from India by way of Florida, and she and I haven’t gone out anywhere in a quite a spell. After a failed attempt at camping up at Point Mugu, and any camp site down the coast from Ventura county, to Santa Monica, we ate our beautifully crafted lunch over looking the … Read More

Big Sur

April 14, 2016 1 Comment

Prior to moving to Los Angeles Monterey bay was the farthest south I had been. Since I started working at REI I put together a nice little set of backpacking equipment and I was really eager to try it out on some more strenuous trips. I think I packed my bag five or six times … Read More

Cooper Canyon Backpacking

April 3, 2016 No Comments

Gabriela, Midnight and I wanted to go explore the Angeles National Forest a bit and go backpacking. We decided to go scope out Cooper Canyon. Cooper Canyon is accessible from highway two in a couple of different directions. We took the shorter of the two, as we had midnight and didnt really know what we … Read More

Gabriela’s birthday!

March 9, 2016 No Comments

We went up to Seattle for Gabriela’s birthday, It was pretty amazing, we took our friend Ellie around to the market, drove around town, got some drinks in some new bars that have popped up since we moved and just savored every moment of being back home. We stayed at an Airbnb the final night … Read More

Point Mugu Camping

February 23, 2016 2 Comments

Gabriela, Midnight and I went out to Point Mugu out past Malibu, Ca for a quick overnighter. A customer from work recommended it to me┬ábased off of a great photograph of her tent placed wonderfully right beside the water. I admit I thought the experiences was going to be a little bit more secluded, but … Read More

Joshua Tree

February 18, 2016 No Comments

Its been along time since I’ve posted on my site but I was waiting for some good content and I can safely say that this was an awesome experience. Joshua Tree is a very beautiful place And im glad to say that I was able to really take it in on this “light” backpacking trip. … Read More

Supermoon in Venice beach

September 28, 2015 No Comments

Last night was the first time we have had a super moon with a lunar eclipse since 1983. The next time that this astrological phenomenon will occur again is in the year 2033. Because this was such a rare occurrence, Gabriela and I went to Venice beach to try to observe the moon in all … Read More