Monthly Archives: January 2011

Monarch Butterflies at Dusk on Ortega Hill

I took a jaunt up the short trail to the top of Ortega Hill just before sunset. The eucalyptus trees on the hill attract clusters of Monarch butterflies overwintering for the season. There was nobody around and I found a … Continue reading

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Waterfalls of Ventura County

Characterized by its sheer immensity, massive wine-stained boulders and gushing waterfalls, the creek cuts a wicked gash through the chaparral covered hills scouring out a ragged drainage chute through bedrock reminiscent of canyons in the American Southwest. My Dad and … Continue reading

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Topatopa Bluff

A view of Topatopa Bluff dusted with snow from Highway 150 in the Upper Ojai Valley.

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Tangerine Falls, Cold Springs Canyon

Tangerine Falls flowing nicely on 12-26-10. The falls are located on the middle fork of Cold Springs Creek. Related Post: Old Cold Spring Tunnel (1897)

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