San Bernadino Peaks and Fire

This started awesome and ended unfortunate.  We started in the dark just before 5AM when the temps at the trailhead were perfect.  Shorts and tshirt…

Manzanita fields and pine forests

Due to the forecast for hot weather, we started the hike at 5 am. Weather temp was cool and good for hiking. We used our…

San Bernardino Peak

Nice constant grade of the trail.  As we summited the El Dorado fire broke out and we saw its quick advance. There were large plumes…

San Bernardino Peak

This was a tough one for me. Going up was okay, had to stop a couple times. It was very pretty, so high up. The…

San Bernardino Peak

This was a beautiful hike but it was very very long. The bugs on the way down were outrageous!

Sunrise to Sunset

This hike was a full day affair. Granted my hiking partner and I aren’t the fastest, but this literally took us from sunrise to sunset.…

Lovely Views San Bernardino Peak

After two weeks of more hernia surgery recovery and extensive physical exercises to regain my strength, I was able to go back to hiking.  I…

San Bernardino

Wildfire burning during the hike just a ridge over, but the wind was keeping it away. Made for a crazy backdrop. By the time we…

Challenge Complete! San Bernardino Peak

Challenge complete!  Six of six!  What an adventure across all the mountains.  For this one we checked notifications of trail conditions with fire and park…