Road Trip to Mammoth Lakes

A 5-hour trip turned to 14 hours. How? No traffic, no incidents, no problems whatsoever. The question remains. SIMPLE!!! Happy wife, happy life. Or so they say. I owed the wife her bday gift, and although it was only 7 months delayed, it was time to get it taken care of 😅 All she wanted … Continue reading Road Trip to Mammoth Lakes

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Big Horn Mine

An abandoned mine that once operated in the 1890's, Big Horn Mine, was just waiting for us to explore. And, believe it or not, it is waiting for YOU.   The hike is fairly easy, and the views are just amazing.  Distance: 4 Miles RT, Fairly Easy **Adventure Pass MUST displayed To get to trailhead, … Continue reading Big Horn Mine

Black Star Canyon Falls

A seasonal waterfall? Hhhmmmm, i don't know if I can call it that. Nevertheless, this nice hidden gem in the Orange County area, Black Star Canyon Falls is a must check-out.  A quick 6 mile hike (RT) that should not be taken lightly. Multiple stream crossings and some bouldering towards the end, will make the … Continue reading Black Star Canyon Falls

Our Family Ways

If I told you that this place we call home (EARTH) has so many wonderful places, would you believe me? You might have been watching a TV show and saw a waterfall you can only dream of. Or, a meadow that seems out of this world. Luckily, I have some great news, there is a … Continue reading Our Family Ways

From Rivers to Icey Tops: Mt. Wilson

​​The Chantry Flats trail to the summit of Mt. Wilson is considered a strenuous, 14 mile loop, that climbs a little over 4,000 vertical feet. It was a long day, Christopher's longest hike to date and he still had a smile on his face. We arrived to the trailhead at around 8:15am, to a full … Continue reading From Rivers to Icey Tops: Mt. Wilson

A Weekend To Remember

Sometimes after work, I go home and sleep, and dream of mountains. And sometimes, I decide to skip the sleeping part, and get to a mountain. Scheduled for a crazy adventurous weekend, and my work schedule already all kinds of fucked up, I knew I would be getting little to no sleep. Why sleep when … Continue reading A Weekend To Remember

Top Of The Notch: Mt. Baldy

In winter, our local mountains have snow. Yes, you read right, SNOW. Right in our own backyard. Rain means snow at higher altitudes.  Mount San Antonio aka Mt. Baldy is the highest peak in the San Gabriel Mountains, it's peak stands at 10,064ft above sea level. Located off the 210 freeway borderline of Los Angeles County and San Bernardino … Continue reading Top Of The Notch: Mt. Baldy

Cucamonga Peak

Determination is major key when you set out to accomplish anything. Cucamonga Peak is not an easy trek; the steep 11 mile hike gains just over 4,000 ft.. It is one of the highest peaks in the San Gabriel Mountains range and is located in the San Bernardino County. The 8,860 foot peak has amazing views; … Continue reading Cucamonga Peak

Mt. Baldy: Hiking in the Snow

A late start on a trailhead sometimes mean you will not make it to your destination. This does not mean however, you can not get out and have some fun in the process of trying. Such was the case today, Sunday 27Nov2016. After a few stops along the way, finally made it to the San … Continue reading Mt. Baldy: Hiking in the Snow

High Sierra Trail: Day 2

Day 2 on the High Sierra Trail was spectacular. Woke up 7:30 am, temperature was about 36 degrees and it all seemed just perfect. Sun was already out and shining, birds chirping and Irwin yelling, "WAKE DAFUQ UUUUUP!" The rest of the crew finally woke up. Fabian treated Daniel's blister, while the rest of us … Continue reading High Sierra Trail: Day 2