Dirty Paws – 3 beautiful Hot Springs around Mammoth Lakes

There’s hardly anything better after a day of hiking than letting your sore muscles relax in tub of hot water. Even better when said tub of hot water is a natural hot springs and you get to watch the sun set over the Sierra Nevada. Here are three of my favourite hot springs in the Mammoth Lakes area.

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A Glitter of Green – 5 beautiful Day Hikes in Yosemite National Park

Visiting Yosemite national park for the first time can feel a little overwhelming. The valley might seem like a superbusy Disneyland at times, and the hiking opportunities are endless. So in case you don’t know where to start, here are five easy to moderately strenuous day hikes, that show you Yosemite’s beauty and get you away from the crowds at least a bit. Read More

Hunting for Werewolves (and other fun activities) in Olympic Nationalpark

Yes, I did read and enjoy Stephenie Meyers Twilight-Saga (Team Jacob, all the way), and of course I watched the movies and I marvelled at the beautiful scenery where the whole story is set. So I was superexcited when a trip to Olympic Nationalpark was part of our US-roadtrip-itinerary. Here is what the park has to offer whenย you get tired of hunting for werewolves.

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The Highest Point in the Lower 48 – On hiking Mount Whitney

Ever since I travelled to the US for the first time five years ago and I set eyes on Mt Whitney on a overnight stop in Lone Pine I wanted to climb this highest point in the Lower 48. So I was superstoked when this time things all worked out starting from getting permits to the weather playing along to beating the altitude all the way to the top. So… this is how its done in five steps.

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