Tag Archives: Figueroa Mountain

Figueroa Mountain Wildflowers III

We took the kids up to Figueroa Mountain yesterday for a picnic. While the coastline was buried under a heavy marine layer as we left town, the mountains were warm and sunny. It’s a relatively sparse poppy and lupine bloom … Continue reading

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Edgar B. Davison’s Cabin (circa 1900)

Edgar B. Davison’s Fir Canyon cabin, Figueroa Mountain, Santa Barbara County. (Courtesy Bryan Conant, by way of a friend.) “Edgar was a forest ranger on Figueroa Mountain from 1898 through 1912, making $75 a month. Grace and Edgar built a … Continue reading

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Toddling Down the Davy Brown Trail

The hills along lower Figueroa Mountain Road on the way to Davy Brown Trail. With a toddler in tow I recently had the fortunate opportunity to rediscover the Davy Brown Trail with fresh eyes. Having kids provides a chance to … 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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Backcountry View from Figueroa Mountain Peak

View from Figueroa Peak looking toward San Rafael Wilderness. (click to images to enlarge)

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