Western Hiking

Kauai Hiking – Don’t Miss the Honopu Ridge Trail!

Kauai is known as the as the Garden Island, and many consider it to be the most beautiful of the Hawaiian islands. While there are lots of great places to visit here, one of the big attractions is Waimea Canyon, also known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. Within the Waimea Canyon State Park’s 1,866 acres are lots of ... Read More »

Visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park Is A Blast!

Well, back in 1914 or so it was LITERALLY a blast, as the Lassen Volcano erupted almost 300 times in a 3 year span. Today it is visited by hikers and backpackers, hitting the 150 miles of trails, who pass by its many still-active thermal areas. Not many national parks have all of these attractions in one place – geothermals, ... Read More »

Are You Ready for Autumn?

Can you believe it is August already? And not just the beginning of the month anymore… We are starting to feel the summer slipping away. Kids all over the country are starting to get ready to go back to school. It was only 45 degrees this morning! So the cooler weather and the shortening days are reminding us here in ... Read More »