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Drinkin' from the Devil's Punchbowl

We have landed on Mars

Unsettling. That is the one word I often use to describe the Devil’s Punchbowl. It’s a landscape that seems like it shouldn’t be where it is, reminiscent of extra-terrestrial terrain, and paradoxically both in the desert and in the mountains. 622 more words

Angeles National Forest

Devils Punchbowl

 A Turbulent Confluence

The end of the Otter Crest Loop takes us to a parkside named after a sandstone formation that fills with swirling water at high tide. 149 more words

Devil's Punchbowl

I’ve outgrown trails.

Trails are wonderful. They are sure paths to adventure. I am infinitely grateful to the generous souls who spend their weekends building and tending trails so that people like me may discover and enjoy new vistas, but lately I’ve come to have an even greater appreciation for old mountain/canyon roads that have been washed out of history due to flash flood and erosion leaving little more than a footpath. 1,139 more words

Dusty House

Re-visiting the tree of doom

Lovely weekend wasn’t it? With the weather warm and sunny and a couple of opportunities for lengthier rides I was out the door like a rocket propelled ferret on speed. 181 more words


Devil's Punchbowl

Date: 5/28/16
Hike Difficulty: strenuous
Hike Length: 10.10 mi roundtrip (4.83 mi to get to the Punchbowl, .15 mi extra to get to Buck Lake) 373 more words


The News from Newport, Oregon!

What a day today! The rain has moved away, the sky is a brilliant cobalt blue, the air is crisp with a promise of balmier temperatures as the day unfolds. 1,168 more words