Category: 3 – 5 Miles

San Gabriel Peak via Eaton Saddle

San Gabriel Peak

Due to unexpected road closure on Hwy 2, we ended up doing this hike on Labor Day. It worked out better in the end because it was way hotter than I anticipated. This short hike was perfect for that morning. Either I am an ultimate optimist or this is the truth but it always seems

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Devil’s Bridge in Sedona

Adventure Dog

Since I started hiking and taking photos, Arizona became one of my favorite places. I just can’t get enough of its rugged desert landscape and the stunning skies during sunsets! Two years in a row, I was able to make a road trip to our neighboring state. Last winter, we explored near Phoenix and this winter,

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Ruby Lake via Mono Pass

Ruby Lake

This hike begins from the Little Lakes Valley trailhead which is the same trailhead for the popular Little Lakes Valley hike. The main parking lot gets full quickly in summer. There are additional parking spaces on the side of Rock Creek Road about a mile away from the trailhead. We came here last summer with a

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L.A.’s 8 Best Dog-Friendly Summer Hikes

Please read our previous post if you have not hiked at high altitude before and consult with your doctor prior to doing these hikes if you are a beginner. With the desert climate, Los Angeles can get brutal during summer months. We like to escape the summer heat by going up to higher elevation. I’ve selected our 8

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