I absolutely love this stretch of road on Highway 395, even if it always means I am leaving one of the greatest places on earth, #JuneLake
Best weekend ever, with the greatest company one could ever ask for, in quite possibly the most amazing place this country has to offer. The history that has taken place between these canyon walls is fascinating, from the tribes of the Southern Paiute to the early pioneers moving westward..this canyon has a rich, hectic story. Cheers to living our best life - elevated 🤘🏼
The Devils Postpile formation is a rare sight in the geologic world and ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. Its columns tower 60-feet high and display an unusual symmetry. Fewer than 100,000 years ago, basalt lava erupted two miles upstream from today's postpile. The lava flowed into the valley and pooled to a depth of 400 feet. The mass of molten lava then began to cool from top to bottom and as it cooled and contracted, stresses built up in the basalt rock causing it to fracture. Each crack branched when it reached a length of about 10 inches, joining other cracks to form a pattern on the surface of the flow. Some 10,000 years ago a glacier flowed down the Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River and overrode the Postpile formation and the moving ice took away one side of the postpile, exposing a sheer wall of columns 60 feet high. Evidence of the glacier - the polishing and scratches of glacial ice - remains at the top.
WARNING ⚠️ Cliché one year anniversary post of finishing the PCT..
I really have no clue how a year has passed since finishing, all I know is that I woke up today dressed in business clothes talking with a pissed off client about God knows what and realized that 365 days ago I was at peak freedom. It’s crazy, like .. truly insane the difference a year can make. There are a few things I wouldn’t change for the world, but finding that balance is what I’m after. It’ll happen, oh yeah .. it will happen.
Definitely worth the drive to see some fall colors in action. This here secret spot in the Sierra is home to one bad ass dude #ripjack
Peeing or pondering? The world may never know..
Best way to wash your clothes after multiple days in the woods you ask? JUMP IN.
It’s funny how much I geeked out this past weekend doing a little trail magic and hearing thru-hikers talk about their adventure on trail thus far . . like Big Sky’s for instance. Swipe left to see how he made great friends with a very large and extremely hungry feller in the Sierra 😶
This tree is one tough SOB 💪🏼
Just a few hours ago the ‘Holy Fire’ broke out and is currently ripping through the Southern California mountains. The West Coast needs rain more than ever, so start yer rain dances 💃🏼🕺🏻
Summer vibes in 5..4...3....2......
I need some more Oregon in my life. Good thing I’m heading up there in just over a week with @kkkkellllyyyy
❤️ Side thought: You would be shocked at what you would find walking down a highway for a few hundred miles. Thousands of beer cans, license plates everywhere, cash, credit cards, and enough syringes to make you seriously question what people are doing while they drive
Did you know that mysterious bent trees are often Native American trail markers? Across the country you can find bent trees that were used by Native American tribes to serve as permanent trail markers.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about retirement, and how we are all led to believe that we must tiptoe thru life hoping to safely make it to death. I, for one, am just not down. Adventure beckons 🤘🏼
T-minus three days until this is my view. Not sure about you guys but there is somethin about that ice cold Colorado River, 112 degree weather, and cheap beer that really gets me goin 😍
Welp, it’s July 1st and I’m already sick of the heat. I need to be swimming in the Colorado River or hiking with views like this, ASAP
Forget tropical beaches, I’ll take these High Sierra lakes any day
Have you ever seen a more beautiful sunset? The Sierra Wave, in all of its glory.
I’ll ride these big mountain pillow lines all day 🤘🏼