Young Lakes – Yosemite National Park

  Welcome to Young Lakes in Yosemite National Park. If you’re looking for scenic granite mountains reflecting on crystal clear mountain lakes, this is a backpacking trip for you. This 14.5-mile voyage is lasso loop trail from Tuolumne Meadows. The gradual climb up to the lakes via the Glen Aulin trail takes you through pine […]

Cotton Carrier Camera Vest

UPDATE – ACCESSORIES IN USE I’ve added some accessories to my Cotton Carrier system recently.  One for security, another for adaptability, and one for protection from the elements.  Specifically they are: – The Cotton Carrier hand strap provides a secure way of holding your camera with one hand while shooting.  It’s comfortable and easy to […]

The Perfect Backpack

Backpacking in Yosemite

Choosing a backpack need not be difficult. Backpacking is a passport to backcountry adventures. You’ll experience national parks and wilderness areas in ways that cannot be replicated by looking through the windshield of a car.  There are some key considerations when choosing a backpack. Backpacks are built with a frame to stabilize the weight.  Internal […]