Monthly Archives: April 2021

Where the mountains meet the desert

Chariot MountainApril 24, 2021Miles: 5.68Elevation Gain: 1,279 ftGaia Track100 Peaks Challenge #57 Oriflamme MountainApril 24, 2021Miles: 4.37Elevation Gain: 856 ftGaia Track100 Peaks Challenge #58 The trailheads for both of these peaks are along Sunrise Highway north of the Mount Laguna … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful

Palomar High PointApril 17, 2021Miles: 0.6Elevation Gain: 180ft Gaia route (I did not record the track)100 Peaks Challenge #54 Eagle Crag & Agua TibiaApril 17 & 18, 2021Miles: 21.6Elevation Gain: 3219ft Gaia track day #1 (Eagle Crag)Gaia track day #2 … Continue reading

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Epic final desert weekend

The Thimble & San Ysidro MountainApril 10, 2021Miles: 4.48Elevation Gain: 1,915 ftGaia Track100 Peaks Challenge #s 48 & 49 Bonny & White BenchmarksApril 10, 2021Miles: 4.07Elevation Gain: 1,048 ftGaia Track100 Peaks Challenge #s 50 & 51 Pinyon Ridge & Wilson … Continue reading

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Long Valley, at Long Last

Long Valley PeakApril 6, 2021Miles: 4.1Elevation Gain: 1,109ftGaia Track100 Peaks Challenge #47 I had intended to hike Long Valley Peak a couple of weeks ago on another weekday, but hit Cowles & Pyles instead. My hesitation was that it’s long … Continue reading

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Easter Hiking

Battle MountainApril 3, 2021Miles: 0.45Elevation Gain: 273 ftGaia Track100 Peaks Challenge #44 Bernardo MountainApril 3, 2021Miles: 7.32Elevation Gain: 793 ftGaia Track100 Peaks Challenge #45Afoot & Afield 5th ed. Trip #46 Mount IsraelApril 3, 2021Miles: 4.37Elevation Gain: 961 ftGaia Track100 Peaks … Continue reading

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