Point Vicente / Long Point

I needed a short day of hiking so a few trails in Palos Verdes was my choice.  My main problem for the day was that the guidebook I was using was very out of date.  Two of the parking locations were looked very different than from that described, so that caused confusion right off the bat.  I also, for whatever reason, completely ran out of gas after about five hours of hiking.  I’m not sure why, especially after I had such a strong hike last week.  Still, hiking on Palos Verdes Peninsula is a feast for the eyes.  I must come back more often.

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Oso Canyon / Aliso Canyon

I returned to Santa Ynez this week and had a great time.  Creekside hiking, ridgetop hiking, meadow hiking – this hike had it all including peace and quiet and plenty of solitude.  I felt physically and mentally strong as my new hiking strategies seem to be paying off big.

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Fall Creek Pt. 2

I had to go back to Fall Creek.  Last time I was here I had one of my toughest hikes.  This time I came in from the other direction, off of Big Tujunga Canyon Road, a half mile or so from Angeles Forest Highway.  The conditions were better but it was still pretty rough, almost as if the trail has now been abandoned.

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