Traveling along the segment of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway between Old Station and McCloud will leave you with little doubt as to how this all-American Road got its name.
The Mount Shasta region features an abundance of antastic trails, and I have collected a number of favorites in my 20 years of hiking experience.
Ready for a road trip? Grab some water, snacks, a blanket, a camera and perhaps some snowshoes, and you’re ready to hit the byway.
Once, on the slopes of Mount Shasta and its rolling foothills, snowmen were kings. The Mount Shasta Snowmen came together in 1931 to promote winter sports in the area. They looked to the snowy pass between McCloud and Mount Shasta, dubbing it Snowman’s Hill, and they set out to use their magic to make this place a winter wonderland, surrounded by alpine forests and thick carpets of powdered snow.
The Great Backyard Bird Count is one of the greatest citizen-science projects in the world. Sponsored by Audubon, Bird Studies Canada and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and held annually over President’s Day Weekend, anyone with an interest in birding or science can participate and contribute.
Recently witnessed lights in the sky (satellite launch and rocket tests, we were told) have had many people talking over the past few months.
Kaden Love was a tumblin’ fool as a toddler and his mother just knew his future included gymnastics.
As young parents and business owners, Ryan and Rachel Thomas are happiest when everybody is bouncing off the walls.
There's a rugged almost paradoxical charm to California’s North Coast, with its blue-collar roots and Victorian airs.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are in use everywhere these days—from smart phones that can summon street maps with the push of a button to indispensable planning tools that can tell officials where to locate a highway or hospital.