The Ultimate Guide To Being Eaten Alive By Mosquitoes

How one backpacking trip in the Eastern Sierras taught me everything I needed to know about camping in mosquito country. “They’re voracious little bastards, aren’t they?” I ask as I smash one into my forehead. “Yeah, they sure are.” Lynne replies, seemingly unperturbed. They’re buzzing around my ears, going up my nose, biting me on … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide To Being Eaten Alive By Mosquitoes

Hiking Guide: Mount Wilson in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, NV

By Ashly Winchester Difficulty: Hard Type: Mostly Off-trail, Scramble Round Trip Distance: 9.5 miles Elevation Gain: ~3,400 feet Cell service: Spotty Best Time of Year: Winter, Spring, Fall Permits: No Perk: the trailhead is not within the Red Rock Canyon scenic loop drive, so it can be accessed at all times, even if the drive … Continue reading Hiking Guide: Mount Wilson in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, NV