Aiken Mine Road snakes through the Mojave National Preserve’s famous cinder cone field as well as providing access to some of the most unique and wonderful sights this area has to offer. On the way to see those sites, the road passes through other-worldly landscapes of basalt (dried lava) flows which are topped with Joshua […]
Road Trip & Hike
These trips involve both a road trip and a hike.
This is a great summertime trip because it takes you into the cooler regions of the San Gabriel Mountains of the Los Angeles area. This entire trip can be done in a single day and is broken into two sections. The first section explores a dirt road that runs along Blue Ridge above Mountain High and Wrightwood. […]
There’s a sleepy little town named Lone Pine that offers such a myriad of recreational opportunities for the everyday person to enjoy, it’s amazing that it remains a quaint little town. Even more amazing is that it’s only a 2 to 4 hour drive away from a population of 22 million people – the draw […]
Located along the Arizona/Utah border and within the relatively new Vermillion Cliffs National Monument is a field of twisted and colorful sandstone known as White Pocket. This area has recently become more popular because of a very famous nearby attraction known as “The Wave”. Photographers from around the world are familiar with The Wave as […]
With its massive red and white sandstone cliffs and monoliths, Zion National Park is already a special place. But add a good dusting of snow and you’ll get a place that goes from special to magical. Visiting Zion during the winter can be a special and rewarding experience.In the winter, it is common to see […]