Location: Warner Springs, California Level: moderate Round trip/Gain: 6.6 miles/900ish ft. Type: out-and-back Permit: n/a There are so many things I loved about this trail. 1) It feels good hiking in/around San Diego. It’s adding so much dimension to the place I grew up in. Being a tourist in your hometown can be a good […]Read More Eagle Rock
What a Year, Amiright? If I counted how many times I’ve tried to write this, I’d probably be somewhere in the dozens by now. Unfortunately, writer’s block doesn’t idly pass so I’m posting anyway. I’m still depressed, but I’m not as depressed as I was. The little microcosm I exist in won’t let me be. […]Read More Where Have I Been?!
Level: easy (Beginner level: challenging) Length: 4.6 miles Elevation: 774 ft. gain Type: lollipop loop Open: all year Permit: n/a Google map: “Hollenbeck Canyon Wildlife Area” My favorite trail when I’m visiting my family in San Diego. It’s only twenty minutes from their house, but the quiet, desert farmland makes it feel far away. The […]Read More Hollenbeck Canyon (San Diego)
Locations: Adobe Falls (San Diego), Valley of Fire (Nevada), Death Valley (California)Read More Travel Journal: March 31 – April 2, 2016
Locations: Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park in California, the Oregon Coast via 101-N from Brookings to Cannon Beach, Boardman Corridor, Alfred A. Loeb State Park, Gold Beach, Port Orford, Bandon, Coos Bay, Sunset Bay State Park, Florence, Yachats, Beverly Beach, Newport, Lincoln City, Tillamook Cheese Factory, Cape Kiwanda, Cape Lookout, Hug PointRead More Travel Journal March 2 – 6, 2016