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Piedra Blanca Creek West, Descent From Pine Mountain Lodge Camp

A smidgeon of Piedra Blanca. “Civilization has a relatively precarious hold on us and there is an undoubted attraction in a life of absolute freedom once it has been tasted. The ‘call o’ the wild’ is in the blood of … Continue reading

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Reyes Peak and Haddock Mountain, Sespe Wilderness

Motorcycle accident victim being airlifted to hospital from Highway 33. On my way up Highway 33 to Pine Mountain I came around a corner and was flagged down by Los Padres Fire whose engine was stopped in the northbound lane. … Continue reading

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Godwin Canyon, Los Padres National Forest

The gateway to Godwin Canyon. I hiked up Godwin Canyon a few days ago. It’d been about a year since I’d been up thataway and in that time somebody slapped together some sort of sloppy grow set-up. I came across … Continue reading

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Chorro Grande Falls, Snow Frosted Pine Mountain

Chorro Grande Falls with Pine Mountain Ridge in the background, Ventura County California.

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Pine Mountain from Piedra Blanca

An iPhone’s-eye view of a day hike I took this last Sunday up the Gene Marshall-Piedra Blanca National Recreation Trail to Pine Mountain Lodge Camp. It’s about six miles to the top with some 3000 feet of elevation gain. Gene Marshall-Piedra … Continue reading

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