Tag: Hiking

Tahquitz Peak Lookout

Idyllwild-Pine Cove is 110 miles southeast of Los Angeles.  Tahquitz Peak has been on my list 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 icy/windy

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Whatever Wednesday: Book Review

Do you live near Salt Lake City or traveling to SLC and looking for some trails to hit? You may want to get a copy of the new trail guidebook, Salt Lake City’s Best 52 Hikes by Alicia Baker at the Girl on a Hike blog. When Alicia asked me if I’d be interested in writing a review

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Sandstone Peak

At 3,111 feet, Sandstone Peak is the tallest point in the Santa Monica Mountains. Last time we tried this hike back in May of 2015, it was too warm and too crowded for our liking. We completed the loop but opted out from summiting the peak. Xena struggled with the heat and I didn’t want

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