Hiking Cougar Crest Trail to Bertha Peak

Hiking Cougar Crest Trail to Bertha Peak

One of my favorite holiday memory’s was hiking this trail with my family on Thanksgiving. My mother hired our neighbor, a gourmet cook who was running a catering business at the time to cook us Thanksgiving dinner. We went hiking here towards the end of the day...
Beating the Heat

Beating the Heat

That time is coming again, the time when the heat starts early and people start asking themselves if they should go hiking or not. Just because the heat is getting dangerously high does not mean you have to stop hiking, but you need to be smart about when you decide...
Hiking up to Mt Wilson from Chantry Flats

Hiking up to Mt Wilson from Chantry Flats

Recently I went hiking up to Mt Wilson from Chantry Flats with a hiking group from San Diego. As much as I love hiking in San Diego County I love seeing a change of scenery once in a while and this hike did not disappoint. This hike has a lot of interesting history...
2016 Climb for Heroes Report.

2016 Climb for Heroes Report.

2016 was another great year for the “Climb for Heroes” event. So far the event has raised close to $120K to help these wounded veterans in expeditions around the world to reach some of the highest peaks. Today USMC SSGT Charlie Linville is on his way to...
Hiking Holly Jim Trail to Santiago Peak

Hiking Holly Jim Trail to Santiago Peak

I decided to head out of the San Diego area this past weekend and try the Holly Jim Trail to Santiago Peak Trail. This is a 15 Mile trail up to the top of what is typicallly called the “Saddle Back” in orange county because of how it looks like a saddle...