Dorothea Trujillo

Scout

about 5 years ago

Mount Charleston Has No Mercy

So my boyfriend and I had decided to hike this in some not so ideal conditions. We took the two pups with us 🐶🐶. The beginning of the hike started pretty great but soon the snow had completely covered any sign of where the trail may lie. Him being a Swede and myself a Canadian we figured a little snow wouldn't stop us from finishing this amazing hike, so we did. We blazed our own trail which apparently... Was not a trail at all. When we reached the top it was night time, and with two high powered headlamps we headed back down the mountain, dogs following. I slipped, and my walking stick nor hiking boots could save me. I went shooting down the mountain and the further I went, the faster I went. 2000ft later I lost about 3 layers of the skin on my bum, and had to get treated for 2nd degree "burns". It was bad. Moral of the story, BE PREPARED. Bring cleats, and ice picks or STAY ON THE TRAIL. Still an absolutely amazing view and amazing photo spot.

Be-Utah-Ful

Utah by far has some of the most amazing parks I have ever seen. Bryce Canyon is no exception!

Top 10

Bryce Canyon is by far one of the most naturally occurring structures I've ever seen in my life. I've travelled clear across Canada and the United States and this... This you have to see. Definitely top 10.

Just Amazing!!!

I have to say that is was absolutely my favorite hike in Southern California. I lived in the Pacific Northwest for years and the absolutely breathtaking hike you take to the falls is just amazing. It's lush, green and the air has a fresh and untouched essence that is enough to make you never want to leave. When I had initially embarked on this trip I did a "3 waterfall" trip (Ortega falls, sturtevant falls, & Escondido falls) and all of them were completely dried up with the exception of this one. It made the entire trip worth it! Plus, like I always say, it's a bonus anywhere I can hike with my dogs!

Scout

about 5 years ago

Worth It For The Hike

I was a little disappointed when I finally arrived at the "falls" and there was nothing but a giant mud puddle (my dogs loved it however). Although I will say that the hike was well worth it for the trail there was surrounded by beautiful trees and greenery. Plus, I'm always looking for new places to hike where I can bring my dogs and this was a great trail for that.

Good Hike!

I hiked this today with my dogs, it was a good hike! Getting up there we were fine but my older dog had to be lifted down in a few spots on the way down. All in all it was a good hike although pay attention to the trail, it branches off in so many different spots it's easy to fall off course and get lost and there are no trail markers.