Off Trail Adventures

Urban Hiking in DC

Urban Hiking....It's a thing!

Hiking with Holly

Catalina: Day 3 – Little Harbor to Two Harbors

We awaken slowly this morning and feel a sadness that our time has to come to an end.  I tried before our trip to book a room in Avalon for the night, but everything was booked up.  Gannon tries my last food experiment with a homemade oatmeal recipe.  It is another heat, soak, and eat… Continue reading Catalina: Day 3 – Little Harbor to Two Harbors

Hiking with Holly

Catalina: Day 2 – Little Harbor to Catalina Airport and Back to Little Harbor

We have some time to hang out at the beach this morning and explore.  I have arranged for a shuttle to take us from Little Harbor to the airport today at 12:30pm.  We plan to eat lunch then hike back to our campsite. The sun is relentless and the only way to feel cool is… Continue reading Catalina: Day 2 – Little Harbor to Catalina Airport and Back to Little Harbor

Hiking with Holly

Catalina: Day 1 – Two Harbors to Little Harbor

It’s a very early start to our day as we need to be at the San Pedro ferry terminal by 8:00am to catch the first ferry at 8:45am.  I also need to ensure that we are the first people in line, so that we can get a good place to sit on the top deck,… Continue reading Catalina: Day 1 – Two Harbors to Little Harbor

Hiking with Holly

Idyllwild: Devil’s Slide to Tahquitz Fire Lookout – Oct 2018

In desperate need of some therapy, we make the decision to head to one of our favorite places to hike.  Idyllwild is an adorable mountain town about 1 1/2 hours away from where we live.  I spent a summer there when I was 11 at the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts and have… Continue reading Idyllwild: Devil’s Slide to Tahquitz Fire Lookout – Oct 2018