Jake YoungExplorer

Adventurer, Photographer, Impact Investor. I work with companies that want to have a positive impact on the world around them.

A Solo Sierra Sprint


Traffic tends to wake me up at 4:30AM on the weekends. Not because of the noise or the lights, but because I have a special disdain for sitting still on an endless asphalt roadway.

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Climb and Camp at Shuteye Ridge

Bass Lake, California

The Journey to your final destination can get a little tricky once you get on the dirt roads.

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Hike the Ewoldsen Trail

Big Sur, California

The Ewoldsen Trail is one of the more accessible yet challenging hikes in Big Sur.

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Hike to Phantom Falls

Oroville, California

Dropping off a 135 ft cliff is a very well hidden waterfall with no trails leading to it. But if you do find it, it is an epic natural wonder.

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Drive Through Badlands National Park

Wall, South Dakota

Badlands National Park is on the western edge of South Dakota, about 60 minutes from Rapid City, and is a strikingly different landscape from the mostly flat typography of the state.

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Bike the Cowell-Purisima Coastal Trail

Half Moon Bay, California

This trail begins at the Cowell State Beach parking lot and is only open on the weekends. From the lot, take the short Cowell Ranch Access trail to a scenic overlook.

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Short Hike at Donner Lake

Truckee, California

This is a super relaxed hike in an area with a ton of history.

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Hike to the Summit of Mt. Whitney

Inyo County, California

Mt. Whitney is the highest peak in the contiguous United States. It stands over 14,500ft high at its peak and it sure feels like it when you are up there.

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