Snowshoeing Clouds Rest by Melly Lee (mellylee.com)

Snowshoeing Clouds Rest

Yum, that snowshoeing life. Snowshoeing is without a doubt a Type II kind of fun. This kind of fun is only realized in hindsight. In the moments in which the supposed “fun” is happening all you can feel is the exhaustion seeping down from your back and into the bottoms…

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Lee Vining

Day 2 of our 3-day Memorial Weekend trip had us traveling north up the 395. The area is very scenic and instead of passing through as I’ve habitually done in the past while en route to Yosemite my group and I decided to stick around and check out Lee Vining….

Alabama Hills by Melly Lee (Mellylee.com)

Alabama Hills, Round 2

Thanks to my obsession with travel photography I have given my friends back home a healthy dose of fomo (fear of missing out) and as a result they have been nagging me to bring them along. I welcomed this nagging with open arms because traveling with others helps you relive the…

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Walking with Giants in Sequoia

Over a weekend I went out with my cousins for a trip to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park (SEKI.) Since my cousins aren’t the backpacking type, we opted for car camping and doing a hike that walks you straight into a redwood grove. Despite going during the Spring season at 7,000+…