Tag: California

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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San Gabriel Peak via Eaton Saddle

San Gabriel Peak

Due to unexpected road closure on Hwy 2, we ended up doing this hike on Labor Day. It worked out better in the end because it was way hotter than I anticipated. This short hike was perfect for that morning. Either I am an ultimate optimist or this is the truth but it always seems

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Lewis Falls Trail

Lewis Falls

Lewis Falls Trail in Falling Springs, CA has been on my list for a couple of years, and we finally got to do it this summer. Not once but three times! It’s short, fun and beautiful! It is a perfect little hike during the hot Southern California summer months. The photos used in this post

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Smith Mountain

Smith Mountain

Take me back to Smith Mountain! This is our new favorite hike in the Angeles National Forest! That foggy, cool morning was perfect for this fun challenging hike because this trail is exposed from beginning to end. Both Xena and I absolutely loved every minute of this hike. After parking at the Smith Mountain Trailhead near

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Jacks Peak to Rhus Trail Loop

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A trip isn’t complete without exploring a trail or two for outdoor-loving girls like us. Considering how extremely dog-friendly Carmel was, I found it hard to believe that it was difficult to find a dog-friendly trail nearby. I managed to find one in Jacks Peak County Park in Monterey, CA, so off we went. I

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Carmel-by-the-Sea, Dog Lovers Dream Town

We had an opportunity to visit the coastal cities in Monterey County back in April. We’ve never been up there, so I was excited. I was especially excited about visiting Carmel-by-the-Sea (a.k.a Carmel). The town is known for being dog-friendly. Carmel-by-the-Sea is located on the Pacific coast, about 330 miles (530 km) north of Los Angeles and 120

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