Emily Schrick

  • Hike to the Top of Andesite Peak

    From the trail map sign, follow the dirt path straight, following signs for the cross-country skiing route, not snowmobiling. Continue until you see a trail marker. You'll veer left to head over to the Hole in the Ground trail. Once you see anothe...

    5 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Backpack to Lake Vernon in Yosemite National Park

    Getting There: This hike is in the Hetch Hetchy area of Yosemite National Park. Please note that the gate actually closes here, so you must enter (and leave) the Hetch Hetchy during open hours. More information about road hours can be found here. ...

    25.6 miles 8830 ft gain

  • Camp at Wawona in Yosemite National Park

    Wawona offers over 90 campsites in 3 loops, including 1 group site, 2 horse sites, and RV/ camper access.Every loop has at least 1 bathroom with flush toilets, but keep in mind that there are no showers at this campground.Pets are allowed, but mus...

  • Hike the Arastradero Preserve Loop

    Getting There: From Hwy 280, take the Page Mill Road exit and head West on Page Mill Road, away from Downtown Palo Alto (if you're taking 101, exit on Oregon Expressway). Then turn right on Arastradero Road. There will be a small sign indicating t...

    4.5 miles 600 ft gain

  • Hike Pothole Dome

    Getting There From the Tuolumne Meadows Visitor Center, head west on Tioga Road/ Hwy 120 towards Tenaya Lake. You'll only travel about 1 mile down the road until you see Tuolumne Meadows open up again on your right, and there will be a very large ...

    1 miles 250 ft gain

  • Hike Spencer Butte

    Getting ThereSearching Spencer Butte Trailhead Parking Lot on Google Maps will direct you to exactly where you need to go. From downtown Eugene/ UO you'll drive south on Willamette St. until you see an official park sign for Spencer Butte Park. Ta...

    1.8 miles 700 ft gain

  • Hike San Mateo's Sugarloaf Mountain

    Sugarloaf is tucked away in Laurelwood Park which is located in a residential neighborhood right off of Hwy 92 in San Mateo, making this a great hiking & trail running option for Peninsula residents.I always park on Glendora Dr. and follow the...

    1.5 miles 500 ft gain

  • Kayak Mendocino's Big River

    The Big River estuary in Mendocino Headlands State Park is one of those best of both worlds scenarios where dense Redwood forest and fresh, lazy river water meet rocky beaches and the mighty Pacific. If you're really lucky, you can swim with river...