Tag: dogs

Secret Passage to Coba Arch

This was our first hike of the year on Xena’s birthday. Another name for this hike is Secret Passage to Simi Peak. I had to take a photo of her morning face to share. She’s never been a morning dog. When I used to be motivated for super early hikes, I had to carry her

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New! Guided Hikes

Hey guys! Today I am happy to announce starting March (next Monday!), we are now offering guided hikes in SoCal! First, it was coaching, and now this. I am happy to be expanding and serve our community so more people can enjoy the great outdoors. So, who is this for? Our guided hikes are perfect

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Whatever Wednesday: Is This You?

Have you been secretly hating group hikes but afraid to go solo? Yes, I am talking to you, fellow introvert. You used to rely on your husband/boyfriend to make plans using online tools and tricks, find trails, control GPS, and tell you what to pack, and now that you are single, you are no longer

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Trail Canyon Falls

Adventure Dog

When the brutal summer heat was finally coming to an end, the wildfires took over the mountains in Southern California last year. The Bobcat Fire burned for months in the Angeles National Forest. It started on September 6, 2020, and was finally contained by December 18. To say I was disappointed and felt sad would

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Clunker…Holy Cross…Holey Bucket

Holey Bucket

Like the rest of the world, we didn’t get to explore much this year between the Covid lockdown and a sequence of wildfires. But amid chaos, we managed to put in a few small hikes here and there this fall. In the next few posts, I will share those hikes with you. This was a

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Camping and Hiking in the Sierra National Forest

Huntington Lake

Before the devastating Creek Fire took over the area early this month, we had a lovely time camping and hiking in the Sierra National Forest. I’ve never been up in this area, so I was very much looking forward to exploring it. We set up our camp at one of the established campgrounds near Huntington

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