Category: 5 – 7 Miles

Exploring Hogador Canyon

Although we didn’t explore new trails in 2022 as much as we had in the past, there are still a few we managed to add to our ever-growing list. I was looking for new moderate hikes to add to our guided hike list when I came across Hogador Canyon in Corona, CA. Hogador Canyon seemed

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Sunset Peak in Mt Baldy

Sunset Peak in Mt Baldy

There are a few ways to summit Sunset Peak in Mt Baldy. This route is slightly shorter but more challenging (and fun!) than the fire road route. It is also the route I offer through my guided hikes. If you are interested in a moderate route, please refer to this post instead as the route

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Santa Paula Punch Bowls

Hiking Girl with Dog

This popular hike is near Santa Paula, CA. It begins from the Santa Paula Canyon Trailhead, and half the hike is in Los Padres National Forest. National Forest Boundary Line starts 1.5 miles from the trailhead. You don’t need a permit to park or hike to Santa Paula Punch Bowls. The parking lot at the trailhead

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Secret Passage to Coba Arch

Adventure Dog

This was our first hike of the year on Xena’s birthday. Another name for this hike is Secret Passage to Simi Peak. I had to take a photo of her morning face to share. She’s never been a morning dog. When I used to be motivated for super early hikes, I had to carry her

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Whatever Wednesday

Eagle Rock Hike

The day when I found out Xena is a cattle dog in disguise. Our hike to Eagle Rock back in March included a couple of unexpected cattle drives. The Kilchers of Alaska The Last Frontier made it look hard, but apparently, all you need is Xena. The cows made a line and followed us for

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Lake Sabrina To Blue Lake

Lake Sabrina to Blue Lake

When we arrived in the Eastern Sierra at the end of September, I thought it was probably too early for the fall colors. Little did I know Lake Sabrina near Bishop, CA had a wonderful surprise waiting for me. First, we stopped at Looney Beans in town for breakfast. I like this little coffee shop

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