Tag: outdoors

O’Melveny Park to Mission Point

The trailhead is inย O’Melveny Park located in Granada Hills. This 672-acre park is the second largest public park in L.A. after Griffith Park. We met up with my friend and his pupsย at the parking lot at 7:15 am. There were lots of spaces to choose from. You can also park on the street if the

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Dog Gear Review: Ruffwear Swamp Cooler

Summer is here! It’s time for Ruffwear Swamp Cooler. I soaked it in iced water, removed excess water then put it on Xena as directed. The cold water takes the body heat away then the warm water evaporates keeping her cool. When the Swamp Cooler was dry, I repeated. I’ve used it on Xena a

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Mandeville Ridge Trail

Unlike the rest of the country, the best time to hike is just starting in southern California. This hike starts from the Westridge Trailhead in Pacific Palisades then leads you to Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park. As we do this hike every winter, photos used in the post are collected from multiple hikes. Dogs are allowed off-leash

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