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Vikingsholm South Lake Tahoe, CA Sep 30, 2016
Vikingsholm South Lake Tahoe, CA
Sep 30, 2016
Notes: One of the best views of Emerald Bay
Penasquitos Creek Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Fairbanks Ranch, CA Jul 10, 2015
Penasquitos Creek Loop Fairbanks Ranch, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Jul 10, 2015
Notes: 6 mi : A very easy hike with almost no elevation change. Beautiful creek/waterfall after the first 3 miles.
Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Santee, CA Jan 10, 2015
Kwaay Paay Peak Trail Santee, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Jan 10, 2015
Notes: Short but rewarding. About 45mins to get to the top. Gets a little steep but it's relatively safe and lots of fun
Trans Catalina Trail (TCT)
Difficult
Avalon, CA Mar 15, 2014
Trans Catalina Trail (TCT) Avalon, CA
Difficult
Mar 15, 2014
Notes: Backpacking ability: beginner Hiking ability: advanced Most beautiful hike I've ever done
Cowles Mountain Backside Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
La Mesa, CA Sep 10, 2013
Cowles Mountain Backside Loop La Mesa, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Sep 10, 2013
Notes: Pretty views of San Diego at the top and the trail is easy. Avoid weekends unless you want to feel like you're at a crowded mall
Nighthawk Trail
Intermediate
Poway, CA Aug 10, 2013
Nighthawk Trail Poway, CA
Intermediate
Aug 10, 2013
Notes: Boring trail I would only recommend doing in the winter when the weather is cooler
Chantry Flat/Mt. Wilson Loop
Difficult
Sierra Madre, CA Mar 10, 2012
Chantry Flat/Mt. Wilson Loop Sierra Madre, CA
Difficult
Mar 10, 2012
Notes: Almost entirely singletrack trail in covered forest. Perfect location for a beginner backpacker with quiet fire pits and campgrounds a few miles in.
Cactus to Clouds: Palm Springs - Mt. San Jacinto
Difficult
Palm Springs, CA May 10, 2011
Cactus to Clouds: Palm Springs - Mt. San Jacinto Palm Springs, CA
Difficult
May 10, 2011
Notes: 10 mi : Uphill the whole way. About 10,000ft of elevation gain in about 8miles. More of a check in the box than a nature getaway.
Iron Mountain Peak Trail #10
Intermediate/Difficult
Poway, CA May 10, 2011
Iron Mountain Peak Trail #10 Poway, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
May 10, 2011
Notes: 6 mi