Climbing at Castle Rock

Many of you may know that I’m an avid climber - and recently started lead climbing at my home gym, Planet Granite in Sunnyvale. While I mostly climb indoors, I’m trying more and more to get outside and off the wall. One of the best places to do this locally, of course, is Castle Rock … Continue reading Climbing at Castle Rock

Backpacking at Point Reyes

Backpacking at Point Reyes National Seashore is a yearly tradition for me. I’ve been going ever since we took a class trip in sixth grade, and I almost always stay at one of the backpacking camps (though this year I stayed at Marshall Beach in Tomales Bay). Of the four camps, my favorites are the … Continue reading Backpacking at Point Reyes

Moaning Caverns

Out in the western Sierra Nevada foothills, there are a series of amazing adventures to be had, including several great spelunking excursions. Moaning Caverns allows you to rappel 165 feet into an amazing cavern for their adventure tour, and California Caverns offers a “Middle Earth” tour that cannot be beat. I highly recommend going to … Continue reading Moaning Caverns