Trail Report: Cottonwood Lakes, John Muir Wilderness

The Quick and Dirty: Location: Sequoia National Forest, John Muir Wilderness Distance: 7 miles one way to the third lake Terrain Type: gradual incline, classic southern sierras terrain Difficulty:  Easy/Moderate Best Time: Late summer and early fall, the road is closed … Continue reading

Trail Report- Matilija Creek, Ojai, California

The Quick and Dirty: Location: Matilija Creek trail located 30 minutes north of Ojai, California inside the Los Padres National Forest Distance: about 12 miles round trip to Upper Matilija Creek Campground.  Difficulty: Easy however the short switchback from Middle Matilija Creek to Upper … Continue reading

Trail Reports

Hiking and backpacking is one of our passions.  We spend a lot of time in the great outdoors, exploring the wilderness with our packs on our back and friends on our side.  Find our photo blogs and travel reports below. … Continue reading