Coyotes on the ridge

Hungry and Joyful Coyotes atop a ridge in Carson City

On December 19, 2020 I took an easy, relaxed hike. Halfway into my intended hike, I heard the howls, hoots, and yelps of a group of coyotes high up on the ridge. It was a beautiful night and I think they were just celebrating, but I decided that maybe I should head on home and… Continue reading Coyotes on the ridge

Snow Storm on Hike

What it’s like to get to the top of the ridge as a snow storm starts

December 25, 2020 hike in Carson City. As I got to the top of the ridge, a big wind and snow storm started coming thru. The clinking you hear in the video is snow/ice bouncing off my goggles. I don’t know what this wind speed is, but it’s almost blown me off the mountain a… Continue reading Snow Storm on Hike

Skiing to Nevada

Skiing to Nevada from the top of Heavenly Heavenly Mountain Resort (AKA Heavenly Valley) offers skiing in two different states! Part of the hill is in California and the other part is in Nevada. They are linked by a series of long trails and various ski lifts. This video is a quick 30-second clip of… Continue reading Skiing to Nevada