Category: 3 – 5 Miles

Trail Canyon Falls

Adventure Dog

When the brutal summer heat was finally coming to an end, the wildfires took over the mountains in Southern California last year. The Bobcat Fire burned for months in the Angeles National Forest. It started on September 6, 2020, and was finally contained by December 18. To say I was disappointed and felt sad would

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Clunker…Holy Cross…Holey Bucket

Holey Bucket

Like the rest of the world, we didn’t get to explore much this year between the Covid lockdown and a sequence of wildfires. But amid chaos, we managed to put in a few small hikes here and there this fall. In the next few posts, I will share those hikes with you. This was a

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Camping and Hiking in the Sierra National Forest

Huntington Lake

Before the devastating Creek Fire took over the area early this month, we had a lovely time camping and hiking in the Sierra National Forest. I’ve never been up in this area, so I was very much looking forward to exploring it. We set up our camp at one of the established campgrounds near Huntington

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Calabasas Peak

Calabasas Peak

Here is another hike from Calabasas, CA. This is a moderately-trafficked trail. There is a dirt turnout on Stunt Road across from the trailhead for parking. This turnout is also used for Stunt High Trail parking so it can get crowded later in the morning. However, if you plan to start hiking before 9 AM,

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Stunt High Trail in Calabasas

Hiking girl with dog

Calabasas is too hot for us during the warm months so we checked out a couple of hikes back in January/February taking advantage of the cooler weather. There is a dirt turnout on Stunt Road by the trailhead for parking. When we reached around 8:30 AM, there was just one other car. If you usually

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