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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

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

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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

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Little Lakes Valley: Mosquito Flat Trailhead to Gem Lakes – Aug 2018

Our hike starts out from the Mosquito Flats trailhead which is at the end of Rock Creek Road off the 395.  It sits at 10,272 ft of elevation, making it the highest designated trailhead in the Sierra.  It is heavily trafficked with hikers and fisherman on most summer days.  We have decided to do this… Continue reading Little Lakes Valley: Mosquito Flat Trailhead to Gem Lakes – Aug 2018