Cycling in the Rain

Sooner or later, everyone who cycles will be faced with riding in the rain. Although at first it seems to dampen the spirit, there are ways to prepare  and not only survive but also enjoy it. For the cyclist, the most important item of clothing for battling the rain is a jacket or cape. It is important to remember that the… Read more →

Yosemite: A Hiker’s Dream

Central to the development of the National Park movement, Yosemite reaches across the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and hosts nearly 4 million visitors each year. This cherished National Park was established in 1890 largely through the efforts of John Muir, a Scottish-American naturalist, early advocate of wilderness preservation, and founder of the Sierra Club. Today, 95%… Read more →