Entries from 'California'

San Juan Trail to Sugarloaf Peak Hike

At the last minute we decided to hike out and tackle Sugarloaf Peak. It’s only about 3300ft up and the trail starts at about 1,000ft. There are switchbacks and it’s got some deep ruts. The trail itself is a nice route, steady uphill but not too steep. The biggest danger out here is rattlesnakes and mountain…

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Caspers Wilderness Park – Hiking the East Ridge > Oso > Juaneno Trail Loop

I hadn’t been out to Caspers Park in over a decade when we decided to take a quick day trip out on the Oso Loop. We were aiming for 9 miles but ended up hiking over 12.5. The ideal time to visit is in the Spring when the wildflowers are blooming, we went in December….

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Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park – Hiking the Edge of Suburbia

Hi, this is Chris. Sometimes I just need to get out of my house…my head…put a little dirt under my feet…a little sweat…and a little trail chatter with my wife and 2 year old. I grew up in Suburbia…sometimes I need to hike to the edge of it…and take a deep breath. Have you heard…

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SOLD – Itasca Sunrise 32H 2008 For Sale – Our beauty is SOLD

THE SUNRISE IS SOLD< SOLD< SOLD. We’ve only owned our beloved Itasca Sunrise 32H for a year but we have realized our need to downsize for the next adventure. It is hard to see her go, but she must. Here is a ton of pictures and a description of the coach. If you know anyone…

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Sitton Peak – Santa Ana Mountains – Ortega

As I sit here it is about 90 degrees. Luckily we got an early start heading out the Ortega Highway (74) at around 6 a.m. We arrived at the trailhead around 6:30 and set a solid pace at about 3mph following Peter. We parked across the street from the candy store and crossed to the…

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SURPRISE! Visiting Home for a Week

We couldn’t help ourselves. Chris found cheap tickets home to California from Fort Lauderdale sort of last minute, we had a place to leave our RV (more on that in the next blog), and everything came together very quickly. We didn’t tell family or most friends we were coming. We just showed up! We taught…

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Fun Info Update: Things We’ve Seen So Far

We’ve been on the road since November 17, 2012. I (Erin) thought I’d post some interesting facts and almost facts about our trip thus far… Cheapest Gas Prices We’ve Seen: $2.88 somewhere in Louisiana Best Freeway Roads: Florida (very well-maintained, and they’d better be with all those tolls!) Worst Freeway Roads: I’d say Los Angeles,…

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