Be Back Soon

I’m learning to use new computer and photo editing software.  I will keep hiking and taking photos and expect to post new hikes soon.

Until then, enjoy the silence.

Johnson Motorway – Rocky Peak Trail Loop

With temperatures forecast in the low 60’s this was the perfect day to go hiking in the Simi Valley/Chatsworth area. This place is simply amazing if you love sandstone formations, reddish rocks stacked and balanced on one another, worn down by time and the elements into weird shapes and caves.
Hiking Distance: about 8 1/2 miles

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Knapp’s Castle

A hike to the ruins of an old mansion high above Santa Barbara, built by industrialist George Knapp in 1916 and destroyed by wildfire in 1940. The trail is easy to follow and easy to hike, just a few short, steep hills along the way. With this trip I pass another milestone, this site’s 200th hike.
Distance: Around 7 miles

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