Hiking with Holly

Blue Sky Preserve

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

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Eagle Rock – Warner Springs, CA

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

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Hiking Lake Hodges on a Rainy Day

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

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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

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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