Justin Ritucci

  • Hike High Dune at Great Sand Dunes National Park

    The Great Sand Dunes are one the most unique landscapes in Colorado. These massive dunes are the tallest sand dunes in North America. Hiking these dunes can be very difficult, but well worth the amazing views of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range...

    2.5 miles 700 ft gain

  • Camp at Panther Meadows

    The Panther Meadows Campground is located in the timberline on Mt. Shasta. The free campsite has 10 sites with a fire ring and a table. The elevation of the campground is 7,500 ft, making it the highest campground on Mt. Shasta. Summer nights can ...

  • Explore and Hike Mono Lake

    Mono Lake is was formed at least 760,000 years ago, making it one of North America's oldest lake. Explore the coastline of this unique lake filled with unusual rock formations called tufas. Photograph the tufa towers with the majestic mountains in...

  • Hiking Cathedral Rock

    Cathedral Rock is one of the most popular landmarks in Arizona. This amazing rock formation is located in Sedona, Arizona.The hike is steep and requires a bit of climbing in some spots. The 1.5 miles roundtrip is pretty strenuous, leading you up a...

    1.5 miles

  • Explore the Avenue of the Giants

    The Avenue of the Giants is a scenic 31 mile long highway that is surrounded by 51,222 acres of giant redwood trees in the Humboldt Redwoods State Park. This road offers amazing views of the redwoods. The Avenue of the Giants runs through many sma...

  • Mountain Bike West Rock Ridge State Park

    West Rock Ridge State Park is a 700 ft high scenic ridge that is located on the west side of New Haven. There are tons of good mountain biking trails located all around the ridge that can satisfy all types of skill levels. The easiest place to par...

  • Catch the Sunset at Jordan Pond

    If you ever find yourself in Acadia National Park, be sure to check out Jordan Pond. Jordan Pond is a 3.6 mile long pond sitting in the heart of Mt. Desert Island. The shoreline of the pond has amazing views of the The Bubbles, which are two simil...

    3.3 miles

  • Backpack Hornstrandir Nature Reserve

    Hornstrandir Nature Reserve is one of the most remote locations in all of Iceland. It is even said to be one of Europe's last true wilderness areas. The peninsula is known for having extremely harsh weather making it almost inhabitable in the wint...

  • Hike the Tallest Peak in New York

    Mt. Marcy is New York's tallest peak standing at 5,343 feet. I recommend starting from the Adirondack Loj parking lot and heading up the Van Hoevenberg Trail past the Marcy Dam.The ascent up Mt. Marcy is a very strenuous 7.4 mile hike on very larg...

    14.7 miles