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Take a Hike: Mount Whitney Trail

Jordan Nicholson Special to The Collegian If you’ve been keeping up with this column and have enjoyed some of the previously recommended hikes, then I’m sure you are in the right state of mind: you have to go bigger. It’s ...

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Take a Hike: Mountain Goat Trail

By Jordan Nicholson Special to The Collegian Sometimes you just need to get away. Whether it’s a trip to the coast or up into the Sierra Nevada Mountains, it’s important to spend time away from the fast-paced days of the ...

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Take a Hike: Jackass Lakes and Madera Peak

Jordan Nicholson Special to The Collegian The Sierra Nevada Mountains are the ultimate playground for mountaineers, climbers and hikers. The jagged mountain peaks, rushing rivers and rocky terrain call for vast exploration and at times, technical skill. It’s also the ...

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Take a Hike: Redwood Mountain Trail

By Jordan Nicholson The weather in the Central Valley as of late has been quite sunny and warm. Pretty soon, the threat of rain won’t be an excuse to put off that epic hike you’ve been meaning to do since ...

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Take a Hike: The Four Mile to Glacier Point

By Jordan Nicholson  Papers and projects are piling up, and pretty soon the library will be filled to the rim with students buckling down for midterms. Tensions will be high, but what better way to brush those midterm blues off ...

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Take a Hike: Mist Trail

By Jordan Nicholson  I could spend all day and night in Yosemite National Park. Some people do, and I have always envied them. Instead of abandoning my education and going rogue, I try to take time out of my busy ...

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Take a Hike: Lewis Creek Trail

By Jordan Nicholson In The Sierras, right in our own backyard, there are some pretty incredible trails, full of wildlife, rivers and dense forests. You want to call yourself a hiker and be a part of this crazy outdoor goodness? ...

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