I was surprised to see so many hikers near the trailhead because it looked like it would rain at any moment. Winter Hike #7: Palos Verdes, CA (Palos Verdes Nature Reserve) I am not a fan of hiking in the rain. Well, to be correct, I am not a fan of mud. I hoped it doesn’t
I thought the 11-mile Hopalong Cassidy trail was dog-friendly. But it turned out only part of it is. I may have confused myself from reading too many different trail reviews that morning. Winter Hike #6: Palm Desert, CA I headed out to hike the Hopalong Cassidy to the Bump and Grind. But, when I got
Xena was about 4 1/2 months old when I took her out for the first time on a trail for a short run. At first, she was confused. Then she thought we were playing a game. I jogged and she chased after me. During the entire first mile, she chased and tried to pounce on me.
Do you like switchbacks? This one is for you! Winter Hike #5: Altadena, CA It was such a clear day! I’ve hiked this many times before but never seen downtown LA from here until then. I was hiking with friends and their dog. I was happy for them that they can experience Echo Mountain on such a