Let’s Get Ready to Scramble! The Mishe Mokwa Trail to Tri-Peaks (4K)

This week we brave the Santa Ana Winds to hike Mishe Mokwa—a gorgeous trail through the Edenic Santa Monica Mountains, with some fun and easy scrambling to get your heart pumping! In Part I, we pass Balance Rock, the picnic table at Split Rock, and climb to a ledge at the top of Tri-Peaks for fantastic … Continue reading Let’s Get Ready to Scramble! The Mishe Mokwa Trail to Tri-Peaks (4K)

Mount Baden-Powell in 4.5 Minutes (4K)

Reopened after the Bobcat Fire, the mountain remains untouched, save views of Phos Chek lines and distant loaders conducting fire-suppression repairs. The noise is remote and disappears a mile in. Mount Baden-Powell is the perfect hike for beginners interested in peak bagging; it’s non-technical and impossible to get lost. And after forty (you heard right, … Continue reading Mount Baden-Powell in 4.5 Minutes (4K)

Introducing the Dizzy Hiker feat. Cucamonga Peak!

Hey guys (YouTube voice)! I'm documenting scenery, junctions, and conditions of my SoCal hikes for anyone interested in previewing the damage before hitting the trail. Stop by the Dizzy Hiker section for updates and archives! First up is Cucamonga Peak. Coming in at #3 in the SoCal Hiker's 6-Pack of Peaks, Cucamonga is a local … Continue reading Introducing the Dizzy Hiker feat. Cucamonga Peak!