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Robber's Retreat

Finally having a free morning my girlfriend and I hit the trail and set out to tackle Robber’s Peak Loop Trail.  A 4 mile loop that takes you through a ridge line in… 573 more words

Orange County

The California Super-Bloom of '17

It’s winding to a close. Following a winter in which most of California received the greatest amount of precipitation in recorded history, the natural thing happened: Plants of every variety took advantage of the abundance of water, turned green and bloomed … in staggering profusion. 830 more words


Santiago Creek Trail

Looking at Santiago Creek Trail, having just crossed over the dam from Santiago Oaks. 2015

About as “hilly” as the trail gets. 2015

My rough estimate of the Santiago Trail, it’s long from beginning to end, but easy. 659 more words


Santiago Oaks Regional Park

Santiago Oaks Regional Park
2145 N. Windes Dr.
Orange, CA 92869

Parking Fees:
$3 Mon-Fri, $5 Sat-Sun, Holidays/Special Events Varies
Park Close at 6PM or Dusk… 1,082 more words


Hiking is Life. Life is Hiking.

Hiking is a bit like life: The journey only requires you to put one foot in front of the other…again and again and again. And if you allow yourself opportunity to be present throughout the entirety of the trek, you will witness beauty every step of the way, not just the summit. 226 more words

My Life

Hot time for barefoot selfies on the trail

Yesterday afternoon my car thermometer read 99 degrees when I parked it at Irvine Regional Park and hit the trail at 5:30 pm.

That’s warm, even for Orange County in September, so the shady dirt road that wound below Holy Sepulchre Cemetery seemed like a good place to start. 514 more words

Barefoot Hiking/running

Early AM Hikes

Nothing quite like an early morning hike to recharge for the week. The last time that I was at this particular location, it was for a photo shoot, so being able to get past these stepping stones was a victory all in itself. 84 more words