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Cover Picture: Potato Harbor;West End of Island in Distance ***TRIP SUMMARY*** This 3rd consecutive Cinco de Mayo Weekend at Santa Cruz Island will be a 3 day/2 night trip which will again be a joint outing of the VHC and my NoCal group the Monterey Bay Area Hiking Group (MBAHG). We'll be in group sites […]Find out more »
If you come across this posting, that does not mean it is too early to start conditioning for this iconic peak in the northern portion of the Los Padres Forest. Mark your calendar and start conditioning; it is a strenuous, yet rewarding hike. Basic stats are 11 miles round trip, in-and-out, mostly use trails with […]Find out more »
We'll start out on the single-track heading out of the campground to the north, but then transition to the road that goes around to Hawkins Ridge a few miles to the east. This road is no longer in use. We'll get some pictures of the burned-out Fire Tower, then head up the ridge. Eventually we […]Find out more »
6 mile hike with rock play at two off-trail play areas; 500 feet elevation gain.Possibility of poison oak to be avoided at the second rock play area. I will point it out. DETAILS: We will start at Garden of the Gods park (site of the Iverson movie ranch where lots of shoot em up westerns […]Find out more »
DetailsHappy Cinco de Mayo!This is an exciting fun potluck hike with Thousand Oaks Hikers and Hiking Plus.Bring some snacks and drinks to share and celebrate Cinco de Mayo. This one is often described as easy/ intermediate hike because there are a few extended inclines of 1000 steps and there are several hills of about 100 […]Find out more »
Trail statistics are approximate. For safety purposes always assume they are underestimated. But don’t be disappointed if they are overestimated. Bring more water and snacks than you think you’ll need.
Trail descriptions are based on previous hikes. Current conditions are unknown until arrival. Expect the unexpected and plan accordingly.
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