Breaking News
Home » Author Archives: Candace Gregory

Author Archives: Candace Gregory

Hiking Along Hensley Lake on a Clear Winter Day

A short drive and a short hike gave me the outdoor break that I needed from working around the house and yard. I headed down the hill to hike along Hensley Lake, a rolling, hilly hike in the greening foothills. Where: Hensley Lake, Army Corps of Engineers Distance: 5.39 Miles Difficulty: Easy to Moderate, depending on how far you go ...

Read More »

Snowshoeing From Fish Camp with Sally and Raven

I got a lot done last week but a blog wasn’t one of those things that I accomplished. Since I wasn’t able to get out on a hike, I wanted to share a rerun of a good snowshoe hike that starts adjacent to the Tenaya Lodge. Although this blog may be from 2017, this adventure just may be perfect after ...

Read More »

Looking Back at 2019’s Sunsets

Watching a sunset is one of my teeny tiny adventures. Why do I love sunsets? Part of their beauty is the surprise of discovering just what kind of sunset it will become. 2019 sure treated us to some beautiful sunsets and I took a look back through my photos. December 31st was a dandy sunset, ending a year of many ...

Read More »

Biscuits & Gravy at Rev’s Farm House

On December 22, I always start my day with biscuits and gravy. More about the why later but I chose to head to Rev’s Farm House in Oakhurst for this year’s biscuits and gravy. I arrived shortly after they opened and was greeted with a big smile from Cindy, inviting me to pick any table to sit at. I knew ...

Read More »

Snowshoeing From Badger Pass to Dewey Point

Badger Pass Ski Area had just opened for the season and that meant that it was time for us to do some fun snow things. Those nordic trails were open, groomed, begging us to slap our snowshoes on and see the fabulous snow blanketed high country. Where: Yosemite National Park Distance: 7.37 Miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevational Range: 7,237′ to 7,382′ ...

Read More »

First Snowshoe Of The Year And We Headed To Tamarack Ridge

Beautiful snow was waiting for our adventure, snowshoeing along Tamarack Ridge above Shaver Lake. Where: Tamarack SNO-PARK, Sierra National Forest Distance: 5.11 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevational Range: 7,460′ to 7,911′ Date: December 11, 2019 Maps: High Sierra Ranger District Winter Recreation Guide, Dinky Creek Topographic Quad Dog Hike? Maybe We were heading out on our first snowshoe adventure of the season ...

Read More »

Rainy Days and Jigsaw Puzzles

Rainy days are the perfect day for working on a jigsaw puzzle. I had been waiting for just the perfect weather where I could have a fire going in the woodstove and get to it. There are a few rules and tools that I have for jigsaw puzzles. Once I start a puzzle, I like to leave it in place ...

Read More »

Lunch With Gal Pals at Bread Head Kitchen

Sometimes us gals just need to find a good excuse to get together and we tried out Oakhurst’s new restaurant, Bread Head Kitchen, for our adventure. Where: 40278 Rd 425 A, Oakhurst Date: November 13, 2019 We had heard about a new restaurant in Oakhurst but I wasn’t sure if they had really opened up yet. Some of my gal ...

Read More »

Hiking From Olmsted Point to Mount Watkins

We had the trail and amazing views all to ourselves. From Mount Watkins, it felt like we could almost reach out and touch Half Dome, Clouds Rest, and Tenaya Canyon. Well, kind of . . . Where: Yosemite National Park Distance: 8.6 Miles Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Elevation Range: 7,996′ – 8,497′ Date: November 12, 2019 Maps: Falls Ridge, Hetch ...

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online