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Potrero John Camp (Sespe Wilderness)

1.7 miles from Potrero John Trailhead to Potrero John Camp in the Sespe Wilderness Trailhead located on HWY-33 at Potrero John Creek Elevation: Trailhead 3696 Camp 4152 The trail leaves HWY-33 plunging instantly into the spectacular gorge cut through the … Continue reading

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Pine Mountain Fossil Foray

With the tail end of a thunder storm swirling its way down the coast and through the area, I checked the online weather radar and saw that only a few scattered showers remained. The mountains looked surprisingly clear of rain. … Continue reading

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An Arrowhead, Fossils and Bear Tracks on Pine Mountain Or Return to Chorro Grande

I woke to the sound of slow dripping water from a heavy marine layer and decided to sleep in. I had no desire to get drenched while hiking through dripping wet brush. Later, on my drive up HWY-33 out of … Continue reading

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Blistered on the Chorro Grande Trail

I was about two miles up the trail when I got a blister. It was bad enough that I decided, grudgingly, I had no choice but to take off my boots and hike back in my socks. Then it started … Continue reading

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