Category: Southern California

Sunset at Mt Williamson

One of my adventure goals for this summer was a sunset hike in the Angeles National Forest. I picked Mt Williamson (8,214′). Total length of the hike is only 5 miles and since it’s doesn’t get dark instantly after the sunset, we would need to hike back in dark less than 2.5 miles. It was

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Escondido Falls

Here is another waterfall hike. This time in Malibu in the Santa Monica Mountains. Waterfall hikes are popular. I recommend doing this very early in the morning. A small parking lot is on Winding Way at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) and Winding Way. This parking lot gets full quickly. It’s normally full by

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Switzer Falls

This short moderate hike is one of the most popular hikes in L.A. I highly recommend doing it super early in the morning or on a weekday if that’s feasible. The trailhead begins at the main parking lot at the bottom of the paved Switzer Truck Trail. If you park at one of the overflow

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