Monthly Archives: April 2013

El Cajon Mountain – April 21, 2013

This was my first attempt at trail running with a group; in this case, the meetup group called Dirt Devils led by Sean. Several of the group are dedicated marathon plus runners. Much to my surprise I held my own … Continue reading

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Boucher Hill – April 17, 2013

This peak is better done on a mountain bike, given the assumption that peak bagging via car is, well, pretty darned lazy (Boucher Hill can be reached by vehicle). I started the 20.5 mile round trip at the Pauma School … Continue reading

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Morena Butte and Los Pinos – April 12, 2013

This solo hike/bike took me first to Morena Butte starting at the Lake Morena County Park. I biked 2.5 miles along the dirt road and Morena Butte Trail then ditched my bike at the PCT and walked the remaining 1.5 … Continue reading

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Black Mountain #1 – April 10, 2013

Hiking solo forces you to pay attention and be a stickler for details. I started this hike on the wrong forestry road due to conflicting directions to the start. Fortunately I loaded Bob Burd’s map onto my gps and realized … Continue reading

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Mt Woodson – April 7, 2013

Herd path. Need I say more? Bob, Dom and I took the road less traveled to Mount Woodson peak from Lake Poway. Less traveled still means a human highway; just not as busy as the route from Hwy 67 which … Continue reading

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Pine Mountain – April 3, 2013

I’ll call this hike “Pine Mountain – The Long Way”. My 11 mile hike began with a group of about 17 associated with the Walkabout organization near Pine Valley. I might need to correct some road/trail names but my first … Continue reading

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