Big Sur is a sparsely populated region of the central California coast where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean.
The name "Big Sur" is derived from the original Spanish-language... more
Grover Hot Springs State Park is located on the east side of the Sierra at the edge of the Great Basin Province, characterized by open pine forest, and sagebrush and meadows. The park has a pool... more
Mount Tallac (9735 feet above sea level) is a peak at the South of Lake Tahoe. It offers good hiking in Summer and challenging back country skiing in Winter. The summit has great views over the... more