Henry Kittredge

  • Backpack to Del Norte Campground on Santa Cruz Island

    Del Norte Backcountry Campground is located on Santa Cruz Island, one of the islands that makes up Channel Islands National Park. It is California's largest island and is almost three times the size of Manhattan. The easiest way to get to the isla...

    7 miles 700 ft gain

  • Camp at Camp 4, Yosemite NP

    Camp 4 is located in Yosemite Valley near Yosemite Valley Lodge. It's a popular spot for climbers as there is bouldering within the site. It's also located close to the Upper Yosemite Falls trail. Pets are not allowed. First come, first serve, $6/...

  • Hike to Chinese Harbor on Santa Cruz Island

    The hike to Chinese Harbor is a 14.2 mile out-and-back hike from Prisoners Harbor on Santa Cruz Island or a much more manageable 8 mile out-and-back hike from Del Norte backcountry campground. If you are spending the day on the island curtesy of I...

    14.2 miles 750 ft gain

  • Climb to the Top of Ladyface

    Ladyface is a volcanic ridge that juts up over Agoura Hills. It is a short but steep hike up the ridgeline, and it offers amazing views to either side. Sections of the trail are steep and sandy so it can be challenging to maintain your footing. Tr...

    2 miles 1150 ft gain

  • Photograph the Super Bloom in the Anza-Borrego Desert SP

    Wildflowers occur every spring in the Anza-Borrego Desert beginning in mid-March for about a month. These annuals pop up every spring but only very rarely is there a super bloom. A rainy fall and a cold winter can help lock moisture into the groun...

    1 miles