Elena Pearson

  • Surf Agate Beach

    Agate beach is a beach break in Newport Oregon. Bring your booties and gloves because the water temperature up there is very cold. The wave is a fun rippable wave with both lefts and rights. There is a rip that you can use to get out into the line...

  • Snowshoe Bear Valley

    Bear Valley is a family friendly destination for snowshoeing and snow play.  There are numerous trails to explore while snowshoeing.  Don't be afraid to take a break and start a snowball fight!  There are shops located near the resort to rent snow...

  • Surf Lafitenia

    Lafitenia is a right hand point break that is located in the Basque country of Southern France.  This wave breaks most frequently during the winter time.  Waves can get decently big so always make sure to check the forecast!   Parking can be found...

  • Explore Playa Dorada

    Playa Dorada is located on the north side of the Dominican Republic, near the town of Puerto Plata. There are miles and miles of sandy beach for you to explore.  It is also a very popular spot for wind/kite surfers due to the trade winds.  The wat...

  • Spend a day at Playa El Medano

    Playa El Medano is the main beach that you can spend the day at in Cabo San Lucas.  This is a great beach to just spend the day at relax.  There are plenty of activities to do on the beach as well, from jet skiing to horseback riding.  It's a very...

  • Hike the Cowell-Purisma Trail

    This is a popular trail that has beach access to Cowell Ranch Beach.  Along the trail, there is a steep staircase that goes down to the beach.  The trail also features fields, a bridge, and beautiful views of California's rugged coastline.  This t...

    7 miles 400 ft gain

  • Catch the Sunset at Pupukea Beach Park

    Pupukea is located on the North Shore of Oahu.  This beautiful spot is a great place to catch the sunset.  During the winter time there can be very large surf, so be extra careful not get too close to the water's edge. It's a popular spot for loca...

  • Hike to Wyllie's Beach

    Wyllie's beach is a small beach next to Anini beach. It is on the northwest side of the river mouth. There is a 0.8 mile trail down to the beach. The trail head is near the Westin Princeville. This is a handy beach for those staying in the Princev...

    0.8 miles 265 ft gain

  • Take a Stroll through Grant Park

    Grant Park is located on the east side of Chicago. It is a great place to spend the day and explore. From the famous "Bean", which is actually named "the cloud", to Buckingham Fountain there is plenty to see in this park. It is also a great place ...

  • Hike Sanborn County Park via the San Andreas Trail

    This is a moderately rated 4.2 mile trail that winds through the redwoods west of Saratoga.  It features a dirt trail with tall trees and a creek.  The hike is very tranquil and there is lot s of greenery.  There are big rocks in the creek that ca...

    4.2 miles 1282 ft gain

  • Picnic at Arch Rock

    This vista point is located in Southern Oregon, near the coastal town of Brookings.  Arch rock is just off the 101 freeway and is a cool stop if you are passing through. The main rock arch is located directly west.  It's a great place to stop duri...

  • Hike to Waimano Falls

    This is a fun hike in central Oahu that leads to multiple water falls! Bring some shoes that you don't care about because the trail is muddy and you will definitely get dirty. There is also a cliff diving spot at one of the falls. This hike is jus...

    2.8 miles 770 ft gain

  • Walk the Hidden Garden Steps

    These tiles steps are ironically iconic, as they are called the "Hidden" Garden Steps.  They are one of 3 tiled staircases that San Francisco is famous for. The others are the 16th Ave Tiled Steps and the Lincoln Park Steps. Tip: When calling an u...

  • Surf Zarautz

    Zarautz is located in the basque country of Spain. It's roughly 30 minutes east of San Sebastian. Zarautz is a very popular summertime destination, but the waves really pick up in the fall and winter months.  This is a fun beach break with peaks a...

  • Relax on Secret Island

    Secret Island is on the East side of Oahu.  It's located near the town of Kailua.  It's a great place to have a beach day and avoid the crowds of Waikiki.  The water is super calm and the background makes you feel like you are in a Jurassic park m...

  • Surf La Graviere

    This wave is what put France on the surfing world map! It's one of the best beach breaks in the world, famous for its shorebreak barrels. On the largest swells, some have compared the power of this wave to the world famous pipeline. It's a great p...

  • Surf Plage de Le Barre

    This is a beach break in Anglet, France. This spot is often more sheltered than Les Cavaliers, which means the waves are not as powerful at Le Barre compared to Les Cavaliers. The spot works best during the fall and winter months when the swell pi...

  • Surf Les Cavaliers

    This is a punchy beach break in the town of Anglet, France. This beach break is "all time" but can get very heavy when the waves pick up. It's a beach break which means it offers both lefts and rights. This wave is pretty hollow so you can get bar...

  • Surf Shell Beach

    Shell Beach is north of downtown Pismo Beach. This is a fun wave that works best during the fall and winter months. It's a beach break with both lefts and rights. The wave is rippable and is less popular than waves at the pier or at Morro Bay. How...

  • Visit Lake Helen in Lassen Volcanic NP

    Lake Helen is a glacial lake in Lassen Volcanic NP.  The park's winter season starts in October and runs through June.  Lake Helen can be found thawing mid-June.  The turquoise blue of the water comes from the minerals in it, and is mesmerizingly ...

  • Picnic at Cowell Ranch Beach

    Hike half a mile to this beautiful, secluded beach.  There are high cliffs with a steep staircase down to the beach.  The beach has wonderful rock formations on one side.  It is a great place to watch the sunset or bring a picnic.  A great place f...

  • Hike the Sequoia Trail at Big Basin Redwoods SP

    This 4.3 mile hike in Big Basin Redwoods SP is a peaceful break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.   In the first half, there is a quick detour you can take to Sempervirens Falls.  Just listen for sounds of water, read the signs, and cro...

    4.3 miles 600 ft gain

  • Surf the Hook

    The hook is a surf spot found on the east side of Santa Cruz, located along East Cliff drive.  If you keep driving past Pleasure Point, you'll get to it.  It's a right hand point break that is usually smaller in size than Pleasure Point.  It's a v...

  • Relaxing at Boulder Beach

    Boulder Beach at Lake Mead is a great place to get your toes wet while road tripping.  It's a big beach with a campground, ample parking, and ducks!  The water is very clear and an amazing blue.  When the wind picks up there are little waves formi...