Backpack to Panamint Dunes

You can do this as a day trip and just wander the dunes, but I really enjoyed the overnight with great evening views, amazing stargazing, and a sunrise exploration of the sand dunes.

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Hike to Taft Point

Taft Point is such an amazing and different view of the Yosemite Valley. If you're lucky and you time it right, you'll also experience complete solitude.

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Summit Mount Whitney via the Mountaineers Route

With over 6,600 feet of elevation gain and class 4 climbing, this is not for the casual hiker, but can provide an excellent challenge to a budding mountaineer.

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Climb Mt. Wilson from Chantry Flat

Mt. Wilson is one of the more difficult mountains in the San Gabriel to hike, making this adventure Intermediate.

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Hike and Swim at the Rock Pool, Malibu Creek SP

The trail starts out from the main parking lot past the ranger station at Malibu Creek State Park. Begin hiking west on Crags Road, a well maintained trail that meanders along the creek.

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Night Photography at Corona Arch

First and foremost: Don't attempt to climb the arch at night. It's potentially unsafe and the BLM has banned roped activities meaning that you would have to go ropeless.

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Hike the Zion Subway - Bottom Up

Start your day early at the Left Fork Trailhead on Kolob Terrace Road from the town of Virgin outside Zion National Park. This 6.

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Photograph Death Valley's Wildflower Bloom

Every spring, a few plants and flowers spring up from the driest place in North America, California's Death Valley National Park.

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Explore Laguna Beach Caves

Explore some beautiful caves right on the beach in Laguna. The stairs leading down to the beach are just off the side of PCH at 9th st. You can park anywhere along the PCH on both sides near 9th st.

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Camp at Point Mugu's Sycamore Canyon Campground

The beach at Point Mugu State Park is just far away enough from the bustling town of Malibu and its popular beaches to feel like you are still secluded with nature.

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Hike Zion's Canyon Overlook Trail

The trailhead is located east out of the 1.1 mile long tunnel off highway 9.

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Hike to Switzer Falls

Just off the Angeles Crest highway, you’ll find one of LA’s best waterfalls. There is a parking lot just next to the trailhead.

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Explore El Matador Beach

There's something magical about this strip of beach and it never fails to deliver at sunset.

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Hike to the Bridge to Nowhere

The trail on this 10-mile hike is predominately slow and steady, but can be a little rocky, so be prepared to scramble.

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Backpacking Catalina Island

The distance can vary depending on where you start. It is a 2.5 mile hike from Emerald Bay or 7 mile hike from Two Harbors or you can kayak in.

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Exploring the Arches at Little Corona del Mar

Little Corona del Mar Beach is a secluded beach located on Poppy Avenue across Ocean Boulevard in Corona del Mar.

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Hike to the Summit of Mt. Whitney

Mt. Whitney is the highest peak in the contiguous United States. It stands over 14,500ft high at its peak and it sure feels like it when you are up there.

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Backpack to Cathedral Lakes and Amphitheater Mountain

Located in the Pasayten Wilderness and surrounded by Amphitheater Mountain and Cathedral Peak, Cathedral Lakes are a great destination for a multi-day backpacking trip.

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Hike to Big Sur's Tin House

When it comes to the beauty of Big Sur, a half day on Tanbark Trail to the Tin House captures it all.

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Photograph Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon is the most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest. It is located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona, and requires you to book a tour guide.

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Hike Coyote Buttes North to the Wave

The hike to the Wave is 2.5 miles (one-way). When you arrive, take in the sandstone showing incredible striations of red, orange, pink, yellow, and beige.

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Hike to Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend in Page, Arizona is classic bucket list material and for good reason. Even if they don’t know what it’s called or where it is, everyone has seen this famous spot somewhere.

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Hike to Lower Yosemite Falls

At 2,425 feet, Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in North America. The falls consists of three sections: Upper Falls, Middle Cascades, and Lower Falls.

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Camp at Chilao Campground

While not as popular as shady Buckhorn Campground up the road, Chilao offers the better views and greater chances of scoring a peaceful and private campsite.

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