Trails to Trudge: Trona Pinnacles

Trona Pinnacles Length: undetermined/at your leisure Terrain: hot, dry, desert.  Please note: Very rocky and tumultuous road going into the pinnacles where a high clearance vehicle is recommended but not necessarily needed. Payoff: Gorgeous and unique "pinnacles" shooting out from the desert floor hundreds of feet in the air. The Trona Pinnacles are without a doubt one of … Continue reading Trails to Trudge: Trona Pinnacles

Trails to Trudge: Red Rock Canyon State Park

       The drive up to Red Rock Canyon State Park (CA) is breathtaking.  Nestled off the 14 freeway in between the southernmost section of the Sierras and the northernmost section of the Mojave Desert; you get the best of both worlds as desert and mountains converge into one unbelievable area. As you crawl … Continue reading Trails to Trudge: Red Rock Canyon State Park

Trails to Trudge: Morro Bay State Park

      Morro Bay State Park is one of the most popular campgrounds in an area that is filled with them.  Out of all the times I'd passed through this area, I had never been to Morro Bay State Park. I immediately realized this was a mistake upon entering the park.  Nestled right on … Continue reading Trails to Trudge: Morro Bay State Park

Trails to Trudge: Montana De Oro State Park, the Sequel

Bluff Trail: length: 4.6 miles terrain: very easy, wide open trail; well maintained, easy to walk on and level footing payoff: unbelievable ocean views and lush flora all over the trail The Bluff trail is one of the easiest and most beautiful trails I've ever been on.  It's a smooth walk along a mixture of … Continue reading Trails to Trudge: Montana De Oro State Park, the Sequel