STRAYNGER RANGER

Home / Nature/Hikes

SUMMER LAKE HOT SPRINGS: OREGON OUTBACK

Located along the edge of an alkali lake in Southeastern Oregon, Summer Lake Hot Springs features geothermal heated cabins, a campground, and natural artesian hot mineral springs on 145 acres in the Oregon Outback.      

Read More

OREGON ROAD TRIP 2016

Full of striking contrasts and otherworldly landscapes, Oregon is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Here’s a little peek of our recent road trip through this incredible place.  

Read More

OWENS LAKE TRAILS: HIGHWAY 395

The recently opened Owens Lake Trails, includes a total of four miles of walking paths, overlook areas and land art installations which aims to enhance public access, recreation, and wildlife habitat while educating visitors about LADWP’s dust control efforts on […]

Read More

SEA CAVE KAYAKING: ANACAPA ISLAND, CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK

Kayaking through Anacapa Island’s sea caves in Channel Island National Park, one of the most beautiful and least visited National Parks in California.        

Read More

MINING AT 9000 FEET

Mining operations ceased in 1945 but this high elevation mining camp has remained in remarkable condition thanks to a group of volunteers who maintain the remaining buildings and museum for future generations to enjoy.   Even though I wouldn’t be […]

Read More

HIKING MILLNER CREEK: WHITE MOUNTAINS, CA

Located 20 miles north of Bishop, CA at the base of the White Mountains, water from Millner Creek was once used to power the mining operations of the nearby Champion Spark Plug Mine.  

Read More

MONARCH BUTTERFLY GROVE: PISMO STATE BEACH

One of the best spots to witness the magnificent Monarch Butterfly is along this stretch of California’s Central Coast.      

Read More

SOYLENT ANNOYMENT

When the CEO from LA based meal-replacement startup Soylent, decided to plop a red shipping container on top of a Northeast LA hilltop that’s cherished for its open space, not everyone was welcoming.    

Read More

TUTTLE CREEK ASHRAM: EASTERN SIERRA

Located 7,600 feet high up in a glacier carved canyon in the Eastern Sierra, sits a 2,000 square-foot stone building built by a philosopher, his wife, and their followers over a twenty year period. Welcome to the Tuttle Creek Ashram. […]

Read More

LITTLE/BIG CALIENTE HOT SPRINGS: LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST

Located 26 miles north of Santa Barbara, CA, Little Caliente & Big Caliente are two separate natural hot spring areas within the Los Padres National Forest.            

Read More

>> <<