Jesse St Louis

How to Survive a WILDFIRE – 5 Tips

After the recent wildfires in California, I wanted to share my top 5 tips on how to survive a wildfire while hiking. I hope you never have to use these techniques to escape a forest fire, but having this knowledge could save your life one day. Make sure to always observe any fire restrictions in […]

WONDEROUS Willett Hot Springs of Los Padres National Forest

We hiked in to the Sespe Wilderness to spend three nights out at the wonderful Willett Hot Springs of Los Padres National Forest. Despite the holiday weekend, we had the hot springs all to ourselves for most of our time there. I highly recommend this spot. The relaxing atmosphere is well worth the 18 mile […]

This is a Journey into Infamy

Here’s a quick mashup of some recent epic adventures with some previously unreleased footage on YouTube. Originally I made this for IGTV so apologies for the vertical video. Comment down below with some adventures you’d like to see me do!

Malaria?! CRAZY Adventure Travel Stories from Nepal

A lot of people ask me what my craziest adventure has been. It’s hard to pick just one, but this story has it all: exotic international location, adrenaline, culture, possible deadly consequences and even some humorous interludes. I highly recommend travelling to Nepal. It’s a country rich in culture, beauty and some of the most […]

The Intense Biodiversity of Costa Rica

Costa Rica has long reigned supreme as one of the premiere destinations for thrill seekers and eco tourists alike. It’s tropical beaches, abundant waterfalls, lush rain forests and active volcanoes provide a stunning array of scenic microclimates. This diversity of landscape is also home to a huge array of flora and fauna that make Costa […]

HIDDEN Slot Canyons of Anza Borrego Calcite Mine Trail

We took off into the Anza Borrgeo Desert at the Calcite Mine Trailhead to explore the Palm Wash Slot Canyons. We found several hidden slot canyons off the main Palm Wash Slot. We also found some really cool arches, honeycomb cliffs and even a huge calcite deposit. Apparently, there is also an abandoned calcite mine […]

Stuck in a Death Cave – HIDDEN Dana Point Sea Caves

I went searching for hidden sea caves between the Strand Beach and the popular Dana Point Sea Caves. I found several smaller, secret, sea caves as well as a big rock arch, several tidal pools and even a hidden cove beach. Most people who come here know about the two large Dana Point sea caves […]

Stuck in a Death Cave – HIDDEN Dana Point Sea Caves

I went searching for hidden sea caves between the Strand Beach and the popular Dana Point Sea Caves. I found several smaller, secret, sea caves as well as a big rock arch, several tidal pools and even a hidden cove beach. Most people who come here know about the two large Dana Point sea caves […]

Canyoneering Eaton Canyon for My FIRST Time!

I got a chance to canyoneer Eaton Canyon for my first time and despite the low flow, it was still an epic, fun day full of natural water slides, jumps and rappels down waterfalls. Eaton Canyon Falls is a popular day hike in Pasadena, but most people aren’t aware of the hidden, awesome beauty of […]

My Natural Water Slide FAILS ☹

Here’s a compilation of all my natural water slide fails. I love natural waterslides, but sometimes things don’t always go as planned. I thought this video was kind of a downer (even though it’s pretty funny) so I added a quick epic highlight reel at the end to encourage you to get out there, find […]

Devil’s Slide (DANGEROUS Natural Water Slide of Willow Creek, California)

We headed up the Willow Creek Trail of Sierra National Forest to search out the legendary, dangerous, natural waterslide known as Devil’s Slide. Many people have died attempting this slide, which makes this is one of the most dangerous natural water slides in California, but we wanted to see if it was possible to do […]

The LEDGE – Hidden Swimming Holes of Yosemite

We went searching for more hidden swimming holes in Yosemite National Park. This time, we explored near the Wawona Campground for an awesome spot called The Ledge. This swimming hole gets its name from the long granite ledge that borders the pool. We also found some other beautiful pools above The Ledge and one was […]

Yosemite Secret Swimming Hole – Fish Camp Falls

Right outside the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park in Sierra National Forest is a wonderful swimming hole spot known as Fish Camp Falls. This quick hidden gem hike leads to three amazing waterfalls with beautiful deep pools that are the perfect spot to enjoy refreshing mountain waters of the Sierra Nevada. SUBSCRIBE- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5P_blk-zyxD9k301QGkH5w?sub_confirmation=1 THE […]

Confronting FEAR in a Remote Canyon of San Bernardino National Forest

What started off as a simple trip into the mountains of San Bernardino to look for a cool tubing spot, gradually turned into a situation where we had to confront some deep fears. As darkness fell, we were tired, hungry and overwhelmed with the physical challenge of climbing out of a steep canyon in the […]

Exploring the Beautiful Tule River of Sequoia National Forest

We explored the beautiful Tule River District of Sequoia National Forest and found amazing swimming holes, excellent natural water slides and even a grotto waterfall flowing into a cave. The perfect clear, blue pools and sand colored granite make this river a truly unique place to explore in Sequoia National Forest. SUBSCRIBE- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5P_blk-zyxD9k301QGkH5w?sub_confirmation=1 THE GEAR […]

Nobe Young Creek Bowls and Slide – SHOCKING Reasons These Sequoia Campgrounds are Closed

I finally found the Nobe Young Creek Bowls and natural water slide in Sequoia National Forest, but was hugely disappointed to see that a lot of dispersed camping areas were closed. The reasons for the closures were unbelievable! SUBSCRIBE- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5P_blk-zyxD9k301QGkH5w?sub_confirmation=1 THE GEAR I USE ON MY TRAVEL ADVENTURES: https://www.amazon.com/shop/infamousjsl Outdoor Adventure Travel Videos- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXaWWb820gc&list=PLgebiYsPxyGwCNqh-hkBvJD5L5qFGhNvo I […]

California Dreamin’ (Adventure Highlights in Honor of CA Statehood Day)

Here’s some of my epic highlights from adventuring around the state in honor of California Admission Day, a legal holiday here in the state of California as a day of observance annually on September 9 to commemorate the anniversary of the 1850 admission of California into the Union as the thirty-first state. California was admitted […]

Spectacular Sequoia Swimming Holes of Brush Creek

We went searching for hidden swimming holes in Brush Creek of Sequoia National Forest and found beautiful pools, natural water slides and a spectacular canyon that was surprisingly uncrowded on a holiday weekend. SUBSCRIBE- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5P_blk-zyxD9k301QGkH5w?sub_confirmation=1 THE GEAR I USE ON MY TRAVEL ADVENTURES: https://www.amazon.com/shop/infamousjsl Outdoor Adventure Travel Videos- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXaWWb820gc&list=PLgebiYsPxyGwCNqh-hkBvJD5L5qFGhNvo I make outdoor adventure travel videos […]

CRAZIEST Natural Waterslide!!

The Wishon rock slide in Sequoia National Forest is one of the most INSANE natural water slides in the world. This crazy, adrenaline-fueled slide drops at least 30′-40′ into a clear, blue pool and is located on the Wishon Fork of the Tule River. KEEP THIS PLACE CLEAN AND PACK OUT YOUR GARBAGE! Check out […]

Remarkable Secret Waterfall – BEST in Southern California

This hidden waterfall is the absolute best kept secret in Southern California. They say there are no more hidden spots left, but this completely pristine waterfall with its deep crystal clear pool is a magnificent exception. It was an almost 10 hour round trip adventure hike up a remote canyon to experience the tremendous beauty […]

Deep Creek Cliff Jumping – Aztec Falls and The Narrows – San Bernardino National Forest

We went searching for hidden swimming holes and cliff jumping spots at Deep Creek of the San Bernardino National Forest. Most local swimming holes have dried up for the summer, but we were able to beat the heat out at Aztec Falls and the Deep Creek Narrows. This late in the season, the depth of […]