Tag Archives: Figueroa Mountain

Ranger Peak Trail

“There was no telling of the sun, save for the one cold, dim, and even light that lay on every corner of the land and made no shadow, and the silence was close by and all around . . .” … Continue reading

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Ballard Camp, Figueroa Mountain

La Jolla Trail  Trail through the oak trees. Dropping into Birabent Canyon on La Jolla Trail. A U.S. Forest Service stove at Ballard Camp, which was presumably named after the nearby town of Ballard or its namesake, W. N. Ballard, … Continue reading

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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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Seasonal Change In Wildflower Fields of Figueroa Mountain

March 2013 October 2013

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Figueroa Mountain Poppy and Lupine Bloom

Figueroa Mountain wildflowers on Wednesday.

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