Essential Arc’teryx gear for surviving the blistering heat

When summer rears its unforgiving head it can be an ugly thing. Hiking, running, climbing, all tough on their own, but add in intense heat and you’ve got yourself a recipe for discomfort, even danger. In California, summers range from low 90ºs to over 100ºF and beyond, depending on location. Managing body temperature is critical, … Continue reading Essential Arc’teryx gear for surviving the blistering heat

Auburn Rock Quarry

Hiking for three hours, only to find your actual location on the return trip is frustrating, but only seeing an somewhat abandoned quarry in real life… worth it. The Auburn Quarry is located just off of HWY 49 in Auburn, California. A former rock quarry, it is now a haven for rock climbing. Though I’m … Continue reading Auburn Rock Quarry