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Wandering through the Alabama Hills feels like playing on nature’s playground, with hidden arches to hunt for, piles of boulders to climb on, and some of the most beautiful views Southern California has to offer! Before living in Southern California for a month, we had never heard of the Alabama Hills. Much to our delight, we discovered this incredible place where the desert meets … Read More A Treasure Hunt for Alabama Hills Arches
With its wild landscape of massive rocks and twisted trees, rock climbing in Joshua Tree is a can’t miss adventure!
With one day in Joshua Tree National Park, you can experience many of the park’s highlights, from rock climbing to the cholla cactus garden!
The Tuttle Creek Ashram Trail is a moderate 4.3 mile hike with 1,500 feet of elevation gain, making for a great excursion from Lone Pine, California.
Nestled below the towering peak of Mt. Whitney, the Lone Pine Lake hike makes for a perfect excursion from the Alabama Hills, offering the opportunity to explore the snowy mountains high above the rocky rubble.
Death Valley National Park is best known for its vast desert and soaring temperatures, but fewer people are familiar with Telescope Peak, the tallest point in Death Valley which can be reached via an incredible 14 mile hike.
Backpacking to the Panamint Sand Dunes is an amazing way to experience a remote and often-overlooked part of Death Valley National Park. Getting to the dunes requires a little work, but your efforts are likely to be paid off by having the breathtaking area entirely to yourself!