The story of a boulder-hopping, cactus dodging fool's quest to the top of a challenging desert peak.
Category: Anza Borrego
SoCal desert explorations: Fish Creek Mountains
Taking advantage of the cool, fall temperatures to explore the Fish Creek Mountains of the California desert.
Covid chronicles: The hidden bloom of Canebrake Valley
During a venture into a remote area of San Diego County, I stumbled upon a valley with a flourishing springtime bloom.
Covid chronicles: Hike to the desert’s edge atop Jacumba Peak
Escaping the crowds to summit a desert peak during the Covid-19 shutdown
Unique hikes of San Diego: Goat Canyon Trestle
Tucked away on a bone-dry mountain slope in San Diego County, the world's largest wooden trestle looms over Goat Canyon.