Category: San Bernardino National Forest

Vivian Creek Trail to Halfway Camp

Vivivan Creek Trail

The first time we hiked here last December, we didn’t quite make it to Halfway Camp. Instead, we had a great time in the snow! Book a custom Adventure Dog photo session with Outdoor Dog Photography today! Book a custom Adventure Dog photo session with Outdoor Dog Photography today! Without the snow slowing us down

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Momyer Creek Trail

momyer creek trail

Back in December, we explored a new trail in Forest Falls, CA. This moderately trafficked trail is part of San Bernardino National Forest and Sand to Snow National Monument. After parking at the Momyer Creek Trailhead, we began the hike downward heading toward the Rattlesnake Creek. You can’t see it in this photo but there

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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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Thunder Mountain via Mt Baldy Notch

After hiking to peaceful Timber Mountain, one of the Three T’s, in June, I was excited to conquer the other two mountains. Next up, Thunder Mountain. There are a few trailhead options. We began the hike on a fire road near the Mt Baldy ski lifts. It’s a grueling uphill for 0.35 miles to Mt Baldy Road.

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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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Tahquitz Peak Lookout

Idyllwild-Pine Cove is 110 miles southeast of Los Angeles.  Tahquitz Peak has been on my list for over a year. I was determined to climb this peak this winter while it’s still cool. Some parts of the trail are narrow near the peak and the trail can be closed for weeks during winter due to an

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