Category: 7 – 9 Miles

Cooper Canyon via Cloudburst Summit

Cooper Canyon Falls

Hiking to Cooper Canyon Falls can start from two locations – Buckhorn Campground or Cloudburst Summit. This hike begins from Cloudburst Summit (7,018 ft) in Pearblossom, CA. When we arrived at the trailhead, there was still some snow left from the recent snowfall. It was partly ice. After putting on the microspikes, we began the hike on

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Duck Lake Pass

Duck Lake Pass

This is another hike we did during our recent trip to Convict Lake. I am going to skip the detailed hiking guide in this post. Please read this if you need a hiking guide. Mammoth Lakes is 314 miles north of Los Angeles. We explored this trail back in July 2017. It was a particularly

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Crafts Peak Hike

This hike begins from Green Valley Campground in San Bernardino County. There is a small parking area in front of the campground for day hikers. When we arrived at the campground that morning, there was a friendly camp host who answered our questions. We walked through the campground on the paved road (Forest Rte 2N13A).

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Timber Mountain via Icehouse Canyon

Timber Mountain, one of the Three T’s (Timber, Telegraph Peak, & Thunder Mountain) near Mt Baldy, can be approached from the south via Icehouse Canyon or the north from Telegraph Peak. We reached the Icehouse Canyon Trailhead before 7:30 AM and the parking lot was already full as well as the overflow parking area. After finding

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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 the summer months. We like to escape the summer heat by going up to higher elevation. I’ve selected

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Chiquito Falls

Here is another pretty hike in the Cleveland National Forest. The trailhead begins from the same parking lot for the Sitton Peak hike. The single-track dirt path quickly takes you into Decker Canyon and away from the Ortega Hwy (Route 74) noise. The sound of the creek from the canyon was relaxing. It gave me

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Exploring Redwood Regional Park

Have you ever seen a wild turkey? I haven’t until that morning. I’ll get to that. A couple months ago, we visited San Francisco so I decided to check out one of the trails recommended by our guest blog, Top 5 Dog-Friendly Spring/Summer Hikes in the Bay Area by Hikes Dogs Love. From the pictures, Redwood Regional Park

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