Katch Silva

  • Explore Muir Woods National Monument

    While there are other, less crowded redwood groves in the Bay Area, Muir Woods National Monument is easily one of the best. It is a beautifully maintained site, with wooden footpaths meandering between towering redwoods that are between 600 – 800 ...

    4.5 miles

  • Hike to Summit of Mount Aeneas

    This hike can easily be overlooked since it is in such a geographically rich area, with Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness so close, but it is absolutely a hidden gem that doesn't get enough attention. Mount Aeneas sits at just ...

    6 miles 1700 ft gain

  • Hike to Dawson Pass

    This is a somewhat strenuous but extremely rewarding hike in Glacier National Park. It is much less crowded than the more popular Logan Pass and High Line trails, and in my opinion, more rewarding.Dawson Pass is on the Continental Divide at an ele...

    9.5 miles 2450 ft gain

  • Hike Valley Forge

    There are many trails to choose from on Mt. Misery and a good place to start is at the parking lot located at the intersection of Yellow Springs Road and Library Lane (off of the main Valley Creek Road).The Mt. Misery Trail starts there, heads up ...

    2.5 miles

  • Hike the Besseggen Ridge

    To do this trail as a loop, you'll need to take a ferry as either the first leg of your trip, or the last leg. You can hike from Gjendesheim to Memurubu, and take the ferry back to Gjendesheim, or the other way around. The hike from Gjendesheim to...

    8 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Hike Mt. Tammany via Red Dot Trail

    This is a short but strenuous hike to a bluff overlooking the Delaware River and surrounding mountains and hills. The summit makes a good spot for a picnic or just for relaxing and watching the sunset. The entire hike also has plenty of beautiful ...

    2.3 miles 1115 ft gain

  • Explore the Algodones Sand Dunes

    The North Algodones Dunes Wilderness System offers 200 square miles of open dune wilderness to explore. You can do as little or as much as you want in this vast open space. Take a short hike, take lots of pictures, or make it an overnight camping ...

  • Hike the Andrew Molera State Park Loop

    The loops starts at the Andrew Molera State Park parking lot (4.5 miles north of the entrance to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park along Highway 1). Begin by crossing the Big Sur River using the seasonal bridge. If the bridge has been removed, you will ...

    8.8 miles 1100 ft gain