7 Tips to Hiking and Summiting Your First Fourteener Mountain

7 Tips to Hiking & Summiting Your First Fourteener | Some consider climbing a 14er one of the ultimate hiking achievements, and there are over 96 total 14,000 ft. peaks in the United States! In this post I review planning, training, and 7 tips to set yourself up for a successful summit of a 14er mountain. With a bit of planning and training, you'll reach heights you never thought were imaginable! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Hiking 101 - The Essential Hiking Gear List

Hiking 101 - The Essential Hiking Gear List| Hiking doesn’t need to be overwhelming, but I am also a big fan of making sure I am ready for the worst case scenario. In this post I've created a comprehensive packing list for essential hiking gear. Refer to this list each time you hike and you will be prepared for almost anything! Post includes free gear list printable for easy reference. | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Traffic and Income Report - December 2017

Blog Traffic and Income Report for December 2017 | A monthly report on the She Dreams of Alpine Blog income and traffic. We are in the beginning stages of monetizing the blog to try and help us pay off our student loans. If you want to follow us along on this journey, this post will detail what kind of work we put into the blog and the steps we took to bring in more traffic and income. If this is something you're interested in, come learn with us on our journey! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Achieve More in 2018 - Simple, Smart and Effective Goal Setting for Success

Smart, Simple, and Effective Goal Setting for Success| In this post I'm going to lay out for you my personal workflow for goal setting and achievement. I review my exact workflow for goal planning, and example from one of my own personal goals, + free printable templates for download to do your own goal setting process. I promise, it's effective and if you are truly ready to achieve your goals this year, then you won't be disappointed | shedreamsofalpine.com

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10 Mile Day Hike up Powers Peak in Kernville California

10 Mile Day Hike Up Powers Peak in Kernville, California | Kernville and the Lake Isabella area are more widely know for their white water rafting on the Kern River, however don't miss out on hiking Powers Peak which has amazing views of Lake Isabella and is a great winter hike in Southern California, and be sure to grab a beer afterwards at Kern River Brewing Company, only a few minutes from the trailhead. Happy Hiking! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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13 Mile Day Hike up Telescope Peak in Death Valley National Park

13 Mile Day Hike Up Telescope Peak in Death Valley National Park | Telescope Peak is the tallest mountain in Death Valley National Park. It has beautiful views of Badwater Basin and the Sierra Nevada Mountains. We have created a detailed trip report for a successful summit up Telescope Peak, easily accomplished in a day. You won't regret doing this hike! It's beautiful! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Adventure Photography Toolkit - Our Tools for Taking Great Photos Outdoors

Adventure Photography Toolkit- Our Tools for Taking Great Photos Outdoors | We often get asked about what kind of photography and videography gear we use outside, so we wrote up a list of our favorite photography tools for getting the ultimate adventure shot. The list includes our recommendations for cameras, lenses, drones, accessories plus some quick and simple editing tips for outdoor photography.  | shedreamsofalpine.com

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A Weekend in Death Valley - Visit The Racetrack, Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, and Badwater Basin

A Weekend in Death Valley - Visit the Racetrack, Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, and Badwater Basin | If you only have a weekend to explore and adventure outdoors in Death Valley National Park in California check out this ultimate weekend itinerary! Be sure to visit the desert sand dunes at sunset for a magical way to end your day! There are plenty of options for camping, RV, and lodging accomodations. I absolutely love Death Valley and I am positive you will too with this weekend guide! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Traffic and Income Report – October & November 2017

Blog Traffic and Income Report for October & November 2017 | A monthly report on the She Dreams of Alpine Blog income and traffic. We are in the beginning stages of monetizing the blog to try and help us pay off our student loans. If you want to follow us along on this journey, this post will detail what kind of work we put into the blog and the steps we took to bring in more traffic and income. If this is something you're interested in, come learn with us on our journey! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Part 2: 15 Climbing Holiday Gift Ideas

15 Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Rock Climbers | The holiday's are fast approaching and so we decided to put together a gift guide based on products that I love. These gifts are perfect for the rock climber or boulderer in your life, or even for yourself. The list includes practical items every climber needs including chalk and hand balm, to some unique items like books and hangboards. As a climber, I can vouch for the products, i love them! Happy Holidays! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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Part 1: 15 Hiking and Backpacking Holiday Gift Ideas

15 Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Hikers and Backpackers| The holiday's are fast approaching and so we decided to put together a gift guide based on products that I love. These gifts are perfect for the hiker and backpacker in your life, or even for yourself. From sleeping pads to gear patches, these are all great products that I can personally vouch for. You won't go wrong with any of these gifts, I love them! Happy Holidays! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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My 5 Favorite Winter Climbing Areas in California

My 5 Favorite Winter Climbing Areas in California | Just as the summer months here in California are a great time for high altitude alpine climbing and hiking in the Sierra Nevada, the cold temperatures of the winter months make for some great lower elevation desert rock climbing! Whether you love to sport climb, trad climb, or boulder, I've listed 5 of my favorite areas to climb in California in the winter months, and there is a little bit of everything for every style of climber. Happy Sending! | shedreamsofalpine.com

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