Tag Archives: Deer

Grass Mountain & Zaca Peak Via Birabent Canyon

The environs of Figueroa Mountain feature a diverse range of landscape. Open rolling grassland, gravely slopes sparsely studded with moss and lichen covered oaks, other nooks holding denser stands of oak and conifers, flowing creeks in the shady sycamore canopied … Continue reading

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Lazy Day in the Hills: A Canyon Hike Called Off

View of the sunrise on my way up Figueroa Mountain and into Santa Barbara’s San Rafael Wilderness. I left the trailhead at 7 am, but was already back by 3 pm. Lack of sleep and fatigued combined with shriveled enthusiasm … Continue reading

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Birabent Canyon and Grass Mountain

Grass Mountain on Zaca Ridge along the western edge of Figueroa Mountain in Santa Barbara County (Jack’s Map). “I never was one for rushing through a country. I like to take my time, breathe the air, get the feel of … Continue reading

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2×2 Bucks

I was out wandering around the woods up in San Luis Obispo County on Sunday and saw a number of deer. I walked up on two doe and one small buck that were remarkably unafraid. I watched them for about … Continue reading

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