Daley Ranch – Engelmann Oak Loop

Distance: 5.1 MilesElevation Gained: 800'Difficulty: ModerateTime: 2:05Critters: Hip-hop hares!!!Pros:- All the fun of Daley Ranch's Engelmann Oak Loop- Plus beautiful golden hour lighting- My baby joined me!Cons:- NoneDetails:Cougar Pass Road - Engelmann Oak Loop - Bobcat TrailKelly and I somehow both miraculously had Memorial Day off. In the past, the chances of this happening were …

The Best Hikes in San Diego

About one year ago, I posted this blog to showcase what I think are the best hikes in San Diego. Since then, I've experienced more and changed my mind a few times, thus necessitating some updates. This updated version features ten more hikes, ranked in a purely subjective way. You may consider this a resource …

Backpacking on the Skyline to the Sea Trail

Skyline to the Sea Trail - Redwood Loop - Campground Connector TrailDistance: 13.8 Miles (Day 1)                13 Miles (Day 3)Elevation Gained: 1,300' (Day 1)                               300 (Day 3)Difficulty: StrenuousTime: 6:57 (Day 1)          6:17 (Day 2)Critters: 28 Newts, Banana SlugsPros: - Stunning scenery from the beach, the transition from beach to redwood forest, and a deep, old-growth …