Ashley Chang

  • Backpack to Redfern Pond, CA

    Henry W. Coe State Park, northern California's largest, provides outdoor enthusiasts with over 89,000 acres of land to explore, as well as 22,000 acres of designated wilderness area. With all of this space, the outdoor adventures are seemingly end...

    9.4 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Backpack Sam McDonald Park

    The Pescadero Creek Park Complex is a great place to escape for a day or overnight hike in the heart of the Bay Area. You will need to get a permit to stay overnight - these can be attained on a first-come, first-serve basis from the ranger statio...

    6 miles

  • Hike the Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve Loop

    Getting there: exit Highway 280 at Edgewood Road, travel .75 miles east, turn left on Crestview Drive, then immediately left again on Edmonds Road.Once parked, there are several different path options through the park. All of them connect in a lar...

    5.5 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Ski Outer Outer Limits at Alpine Meadows

    Starting off of Lakeview chair at Alpine Meadows, head to the far right towards the sign for Outer Limits run. Traverse across the run and past the Ski Area Boundary signs on the far side. Continue through the trees where you will find a series of...

  • Visit the Monarch Grove Butterfly Sanctuary

    Thousands of monarchs can be found here October through February. It's a small park with a path through the center. Park near the Monarch Grove hotel at the sign that says "Caution: Butterflies present", and cross the street to walk down the short...

    1 miles

  • Backpack to Coit Lake

    This trail can be started from Coe Headquarters or Hunting Hollow Trailhead. The trail from Coe HQ is 2 miles longer, almost all elevation but provides beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. These directions will be starting from Coe HQ.Fol...

    26 miles

  • Explore Bagni Della Regina Giovanna

    Take a short bus ride from the Sorrento city center to Marina di Puolo and experience a favorite local swimming spot.After taking the local bus to Marina di Puolo (if you're not sure, ask the bus driver to let you know when you reach the stop), cr...

  • Hike from Amalfi to Ravello and Atrani

    Beginning in the town center of Amalfi, at the square facing the church, take the road leading directly away from the ocean. Prior to passing the large building over the road, take the staircase on the right onto a small "street." Continue up the ...

  • Backpack to Redfern Pond

    Begin at the Hunting Hollow entrance, where you will need to pay the parking and permit fee. Take the Hunting Hollow Trail southeast from the parking lot entrance. This is a wide, flat trail that is frequented by horses. Watch the trails on the le...

  • Hike to Lake Estelle and Five Lakes

    This hike starts at Alpine Meadows Base Camp and finishes on Alpine Meadows Road. The end point is less than a half mile from the base, and an easy walk up a slight hill. Park at base camp and head on the trail to the far right of all of the lifts...

    6 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Backpack Lost Coast: Shelter Cove to Mattole

    Make sure to get to the trailhead early in the morning. You will need to bring two cars and park one at Mattole campground, the other end of the trail. Parking is free but it takes around an hour to get between campgrounds. There is also a shuttle...