Hiking Resources

One of the trickiest things about hiking involves knowing where to go. Many of the best hikes are in remote, hard-to-find places that would remain obscure without some kind of directive resource. Furthermore, if you were to arrive in one of these remote, obscure places, there's a good chance that you wouldn't know where to …

Palomar Mountain, Revisited

Boucher Hill Trail - Adams Trail - Cedar Trail - Doane Valley Nature Trail - Weir Trail - Upper French Valley Trail - Thunder Spring Trail - Chimney Flat Trail - Silvercrest TrailDistance: 8.8Elevation Gained: 1,200Difficulty: ModerateTime: 4:00Critters: Ravens, Hawks, Doves, Quail, Wild Turkeys Palomar Mountainhttp://www.everytrail.com/swf/widget.swfhttp://www.everytrail.com/trip/widgetimpression?trip_id=1568554Pros:- Best mountain scenery in San Diego County- Everything is …

Mt. San Jacinto

Marion Mountain Trail - Pacific Crest Trail - Summit Trail - Fuller Ridge TrailDistance: 13.3 MilesElevation Gained: 4,800'Difficulty: StrenuousTime: 8:55Critters: Deer, squirrels, chipmunks, an owlPros:- Epic mountain scenery- Epic views- Epic, epic, epicCons:- Trails were frequently lost due to heavy snowDetails:I've never climbed a mountain before. Sure, I've climbed peaks. I've chugged up huge slopes. …