Starting out at Agnew Meadows or going to Thousand Island Lake was no new hike for us, but taking the River trail was something new. Two years ago when we hiked from Mammoth to Yosemite, we took the PCT/ High Trail out of Agnew Meadows over to Thousand Island Lake. But this time, I was… Continue reading Day 1: Agnew Meadows to Thousand Island Lake via the River Trail
The Blue Sky Preserve is an out and back walk/hike that takes you through an oak shaded canyon to an exposed, fair to moderate climb to Lake Ramona. There are a couple of off-shoot trails that you can take to increase your mileage and spend more time out here. Our hike totalled 5.7 miles taking… Continue reading Blue Sky Preserve
I love this hike. Who doesn’t like hiking along a meandering creek covered by old oak trees to then emerge into a desert plain where there is a giant boulder shaped like an eagle?! Lake Henshaw in the distanceCanada Verde Creek There are two ways to get to Eagle Rock. The one I highly recommend… Continue reading Eagle Rock – Warner Springs, CA
Whatever you are doing right now....STOP! Go hike these trails! Actually, they are more of a walk than a hike, but they have just become some of my new favorites. We have hiked out at Lake Hodges more times than I can count and for some reason, we always just stayed to what we knew.… Continue reading Hiking Lake Hodges on a Rainy Day
Urban Hiking....It's a thing!
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