Triunfo Canyon Trail / Los Robles Trail

Not to be confused with a previous hike, the similarly named and nearby Triunfo Pass.  Another short (five or so miles) and local trail in the Thousand Oaks area.  I’m just about running out of these.  This is the third time I’ve taken a chunk out of the Los Robles Trail system and I think I’ve finally completed it now.  The high point on these trails has fantastic views.

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Vetter Mountain Lookout

Back in the San Gabriel Mountains off of the Angeles Crest Highway for the third hike in a row.  This repetition is really helping me better understand the layout of these mountains.  This week I visited the site of a fire lookout tower atop Vetter Mountain, lost in the 2009 blaze that swept through this area.  Instead of coming from the bottom of Charlton Campground I parked right off of the highway where Silver Moccasin Trail crosses over from Shortcut Canyon.  Cloudless blue skies and temperatures in the low 60’s made for ideal conditions.

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