Clark Mountain (7,933′) via South Face (Class-4 Scramble)

  Clark Mountain is a 2,418-meter (7,933-foot) peak in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada Border. Located just a few miles north of the Interstate-15, it is the highest point in the vast Mojave National Preserve. Because it rises 4,000 vertical feet above the desert floor, it is an ecological … Continue reading…

Mount San Jacinto (10,834′) via Marion Mountain Trail (Class-2 Scramble)

  Mount San Jacinto is a 3,302-meter (10,834-foot) peak in the San Jacinto Mountains of southern California. It constitutes the highest point of the San Jacinto Mountains, forming the northern tip of the lengthy Peninsular Ranges that stretch down into Baja California. It is the sixth most prominent mountain in … Continue reading…

Yosemite National Park: Slacklining

Yosemite Valley is famous as both a rock-climbing destination and as a slacklining destination. The sport of slacklining as we know it is said to have originated among the early climbers in the Valley. Today, the world’s most daring highliners come to test their skills on classics such as Upper … Continue reading…

Cathedral Peak (10,911′) via Southeast Buttress (5-pitch 5.6 Trad Climb)

Cathedral Peak is an iconic feature of the Yosemite high country. At a height of 3,326-m (10,911-ft), it is the most visually arresting mountain above Tuolomne Meadows, and a popular objective of alpine climbing in the Sierra Nevada. John Muir, the first to ever reach the top, wrote in his … Continue reading…