Category: Hiking

Western USA Road Trip: Zion National Park

The first of five National Parks we visited in Utah. We hiked up to Observation Point and Angels Landing for spectacular views of the the red canyons.

Looking back at Wheeler Peak

Western USA Road Trip: Great Basin National Park

After camping at high altitude and below freezing temperatures, we hiked to the top of Wheeler Peak, the second highest peak in Nevada at 13,065 ft (3,982 m).

Young Bear in Grand Teton National Park

Western USA Road Trip: Grand Teton National Park

On our hike up to Amphitheater Lake we saw a black bear from up close, but luckily it was more interested in eating berries than humans.

Hidden Lake, North Cascades National Park

Western USA Road Trip: North Cascades National Park

This was the last of 3 National Parks we visited in Washington. After spending a lot of time trying to find a campsite during Labor Day, we hiked up to beautiful Hidden Lake. This was the first serious day hikes we did during our road trip.

Views from Pinnacle Peak, Mount Rainier National Park

Western USA Road Trip: Mount Rainier National Park

Our road trip continues on in the Pacific Northwest with the national park named after this famous mountain. We stayed in a great campground, and enjoyed views of Mount Rainier from every angle.