Camping. Hiking. Wilderness backpacking. Photography. California. Adventure Blog. I'm David and this website is my collection of hiking and camping experiences. Follow along as I explore trails, test gear, and learn about the wilderness.
The sand dunes of the Mojave Desert boom. Sometimes the sound is called singing; other times, whistling, or barking. It's created by the sand grains being just the right size for the sound of their sliding to resonate along the top layer of the dunes, like a giant tuba.
I once set out with a hammock tent into Mendocino National Forest only to find a landscape void of trees and nowhere to hang my hammock — some forest.