Category: Southern California

Grays Peak in Big Bear Lake

Fawnskin is 95 miles east of Los Angeles. The trailhead is located in Fawnskin (north of Big Bear Lake) across from Grout Bay Picnic Area. It was easy to find and there was plenty of parking when we arrived. I was nicely surprised by a flush toilet! Those things are hard to come by when your

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Winston Peak and Winston Ridge

After parking at the little dirt lot at Cloudburst Summit, we began our hike on the small trail off Angeles Crest Hwy (Hwy 2). If you are facing the fire road, this trail is on your left. You can do the Winston Peak loop via the fire road as well. After 0.6 miles and 375 feet

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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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