Where: Los Padres National Forest Mileage: 10.2 miles Difficulty: Moderate to Hard Elevation gain: 3000 feet Type: Out-and-back To get to the trailhead: From US 101 South take San Ysidro exit. Turn left on San Ysidro. East Valley Rd. make a right. Park Lane. will… Continue Reading “San Ysidro Trail – Los Padres National Forest”
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Where: Willamette National Forest Mileage: 1.98 miles Difficulty: Easy Elevation gain: Little to none Type: Out-and-back To get to the trailhead: From Highway 126 and 242 junction, take Hwy 242 (McKenzie Pass Highway) for 6.5 miles. You will see a Proxy Falls trailhead… Continue Reading “Proxy Falls – Willamette National Forest”
Where: Angeles National Forest Mileage: 10.1 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation gain: 2200 feet Type: Out-and-back To get to the trailhead: From 210 take Angeles Crest Highway (SR 2) for about 39 miles to Islip Saddle. The parking lot is across the street from the… Continue Reading “Mt. Hawkins via Islip Saddle – Angeles National Forest”
Where: Sequoia National Park Mileage: 3.5 miles Difficulty: Easy Elevation gain: 739 feet Type: Out-and-back To get to the trailhead: From Dorst Campground drive about 1.5 miles South. You will see a large sign on the left side of the road “Little Baldy Trailhead”.… Continue Reading “Little Baldy – Sequoia National Park”
Where: Inyo National Forest Mileage: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate to Hard Elevation gain: 3000 feet Type: Out-and-back Permits: To hike Meysan Lakes overnight you can either walk-up and get a permit at the Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center in Lone Pine for free or… Continue Reading “Peanut Lake via Meysan Lakes Trail – Inyo National Forest”
Beyond Limits on Foot Outdoor Gear Guide – My 25 Top Picks Are you stuck trying to figure out that gift for your better half, your friend or you family member who loves those outdoor things like camping, hiking or backpacking? Beyond Limits on… Continue Reading “Beyond Limits on Foot Outdoor Gear Guide – My Top 25 Picks”
Where: Golden Trout Wilderness Mileage: 8.6 miles Difficulty: Moderate to Easy Elevation gain: 1330 feet Recommended: swim suit if it’s summer and you want to swim To get to the trailhead: Take Route 395 from the city of Lone Pine, turn west on Whitney… Continue Reading “Chicken Spring Lake – Golden Trout Wilderness”