Tag Archives: Ventura County

Pine Mountain Lodge Camp

Last November I set off in late afternoon on the punishing climb up the Gene Marshall Trail from the Piedra Blanca trailhead to the top of Pine Mountain and the camp near the old Pine Mountain Lodge site . Don’t … Continue reading

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Matilija Creek

I was hopeful that, following the holiday weekend, the crowds would have flushed through and I might be able to claim one of the better pools for a swim. Typically, on holiday weekends, I hunker down at home and wait … Continue reading

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Sulfur Mountain Oil Seeps, Ventura County

“California will be found to have more oil in its soil than all the whales in the Pacific Ocean. The oil is struggling to the surface at every available point and is running down the rivers for miles.” -Professor Benjamin … Continue reading

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San Pedro Creek Webcam

The United States Geological Survey has a remote control camera set up at a small cascade on San Pedro Creek near Goleta. It can be accessed and controlled by the public via the Internet. Click the image below during daylight … Continue reading

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Snow Day on Pine Mountain, Chorro Grande Falls

Thanks to the snowfall and heavy cloud cover, which had the added benefit of keeping the crowds away, the weather on Saturday made for an exceptional day of hiking on Pine Mountain. Chorro Grande Falls Related Posts: Blistered on the … Continue reading

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