Cowles Mountain: #1 Trail in San Diego County

Cowles Mountain: #1 Trail in San Diego County

Distance  3 Miles Time 1.5 HrsDifficulty  ModerateSeason All YearElevation Gain 908 Ft Dogs allowed on a leash Out & Back Trail Restrooms  Available at The Trailhead Ready for a quick adventure to a sunny peak in the San Carlos neighborhood? If so, I have just the...

SoCal Mountain Posters

SoCal Mountain Posters

10% Off Coupon Code: MTNPOSTERS These beautiful posters have been created by the talented, Landis Productions, a resident of the San Gabriel Mountains and local mountain historian. I, Phillip, make a small commission with every purchase. On behalf of us both, your...

Paramount Ranch: Old Western Movie Set in LA

Paramount Ranch: Old Western Movie Set in LA

Distance  2.1 MilesDifficulty EasySeason All YearHours of Visitation 8AM - 8PMOne of the most "LA" things you can do is visit an old movie set. Paramount Ranch is definitely one you'll want to check out. Tons of classic movies and popular TV shows were shot in this...

Brown Mountain Dam: 2 Trails Included

Brown Mountain Dam: 2 Trails Included

Distance  2 MilesTime ~1 HrDifficulty ModerateSeason All YearElevation Gain 628 FtBrown Mountain Dam Waterfall is a must-do for SoCal residents! The breathtaking cascade towers above the abundant trees and forms a shallow 3-4 foot pool for you to cool off. Brown...

Peck Road Water Conservation Park: Riparian Sanctuary

Peck Road Water Conservation Park: Riparian Sanctuary

Many parks have lost their touch with their wild side, resembling a larger version of your lawn. Peck Park retains its unkept and natural beauty, boasting two lakes, stunning views of the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains, and offering a wide variety of...

Top 5 Hiking Trails in Los Angeles 2022 Update

Top 5 Hiking Trails in Los Angeles 2022 Update

Los Angelinos have been in love with hiking since the late 1800’s. With the never-ending list of trails growing each year since the hiking boom at the turn of the 20th century, finding the best hiking trails in Los Angeles can be daunting. But not to worry, I'm here...

1-Mile Hike to Forgotten Heaton Mine and Ruins

1-Mile Hike to Forgotten Heaton Mine and Ruins

Distance 1 MileTime45 minDifficulty EasySeasonAll YearElevation Gain---You might not know this, but there is a fun and forgotten short hike to an accessible mine, right by some of the most toughest and popular hiking trails. The East Fork is rich in history and secret...