Silver Lake rests up against the Carson Mountain Range in northern California along the border of California and Nevada. Part of the Sierra Nevadas, Silver Lake is a haven for fishers in the summertime. However, in winter, it can be … Continue reading →
Suicide Rock is a popular 7.5 mile moderate-to-strenuous hike/snowshoe in Idyllwild, CA. Elevation gain is approximately 1800 feet. The hike begins at Deer Springs trailhead along Highway 243, about a mile north of town. The trail is open year-round, with … Continue reading →
Palm Springs, CA and snow are two things that most people would not put together in their minds. Nevertheless, if you are in the desert resort town that has a fixation on mid-century modernism and want to take a break … Continue reading →
East of San Diego’s famous sun drenched beaches, some 40 miles as a bird flies, sit the Laguna Mountains, reaching more than 6,000 feet into the blue sky. Up there, amidst conifers, oaks, and meadows, are numerous trails spanning the … Continue reading →
Snowshoeing California’s Lake Tahoe area is a must-visit for the novice or experienced. The stunning natural beauty, variety of trail options, and endless blue skies paint a scene reminiscent of a Thomas Kinkade canvas. In South Lake Tahoe, you can … Continue reading →
When you are looking for the perfect destination for a winter family getaway (that includes plenty of snowshoeing) there are so many options to consider. We have looked at hundreds of destinations and compiled a list of what we believe … Continue reading →
The excitement is palpable as we gather around the meeting point across from Delilah’s Cafe at Safari West. A row of rugged jeeps is lined up in front of us, adding to the anticipation of adventure. We are awaiting … Continue reading →
California's Death Valley National Park is renowned for its searing summer heat. With the second highest recorded temperature on earth – 134 degrees back in 1913 – Death Valley averages 116 degrees during July. The largest American national park outside Alaska, Death Valley is a massive 3.3 million acres. In addition to its magnificent beauty and stunning landscape, Death Valley features dramatic elevation changes. The park's lowest point is 282 feet below sea level at Badwater Basin. From that vantage point, visitors can look up to see the Panamint Mountain Range and its often snowcapped highest point: Telescope Peak at 11,049 feet. From November through early March, this challenging terrain is a snowshoer's delight.