Winter Hike #9: Universal City, CA Located near Hollywood Hills and Griffith Park, Cahuenga Peak is a fun urban hike. There was no sign enforcing the leash rule so I assume off-leash is allowed there. However, if you are approaching a crowd, for everyone’s safety including your pup’s, I recommend you to put your dog
For my first hike in Ventura County, I chose Rocky Peak and I was not disappointed. Winter Hike #8: Simi Valley, CA As you already know from my last post, this hike was (and always will be) a memorable one. Now, I get to share with you the beauty of the trail. The distance to
Three years ago today, I brought 8 weeks old Xena home from her foster home. I picked her because I was drawn to her shyness. Once I brought her home, I instantly fell in love with her sweet gentle soul. Since then we have been inseparable. She makes me laugh out loud every day with
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
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.
Winter Hike #4: La Quinta, CA When I woke up around 7 am, the temperature was in the 30’s and it was still very windy. Gusty at times. The day before, there was a winter storm warning in the high desert area. Winter storm? Where am I? This was the exact reason why I moved
This one is a must when you visit Los Angeles! You get great views of downtown LA and the Hollywood sign from multiple locations during the hike. You will hike by Griffith Observatory so you can take a break and visit Griffith Observatory if you have time. I especially like this one because it ends with (optional)