Hiking Half Dome: Part 3 – The Descent

Before you read the final section of my Half Dome saga you should probably check out the first two parts.  Part One covers the majority of the ascent and Part Two is all about the infamous cable section and the summit. After about an hour on the summit we figured we better head back down.... Continue Reading →

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Hiking Half Dome: Part 1 – The Ascent

Climbing a National Park Icon Merely hearing the word “Yosemite” immediately conjures up a number of images in my mind. There are the park's many renowned waterfalls. Bridalveil Fall, Vernal Fall, and Nevada Fall are all picture-perfect sights, and I could never forget Yosemite Fall, the continent's tallest waterfall. Then there's El Capitan, the gigantic... Continue Reading →

Niagara Falls

I recently made a trip to Niagara Falls. Correction, I recently made two trips to Niagara Falls. I only live about 45 minutes away from the popular travel destination. Despite me going there twice in about a month, I had only been there two other times in the past ten years or so. I think... Continue Reading →

My Book’s Introduction

I realized I never shared the Introduction of my book, The Adventures of a Day Hiker:  An Exploration of America's National Parks.  So, here it is.  Check it out.  I'll put a link to my book at the end as well.   Introduction   He was born in the summer of his 27th year Coming home... Continue Reading →

Versatile Blogger Award

My blog, The Adventures of a Day Hiker, has been nominated for another award! I was nominated by Emma & Nathan’s Travels. First off, I’d like to thank Emma and Nathan for the nomination. They have a great blog that is definitely worth checking out. It chronicles their adventures all over the world. They have... Continue Reading →

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