Diane's Big Adventures (and News)
I'm not sure if the hike we call Mission Ridge is on this web site or not. (Hey, I just write these pages, I don't read them!) But it's a really fun hike that we did on Saturday.
We started from Ra More...
Posted on 2004-08-16
Big adventures in ... New Jersey?
Well, Tony (aka Trailhacker) has lost his job. His job is headed for China. It's going to be tough to find another good job in Santa Barbara.
New Jersey here we come? New York? Michigan? What'll beco More...
Posted on 2004-08-11
Now I've seen it all
Mountain unicycling. I'm not kidding. I saw two guys on unicycles on Jesusita trail today. Not just mountain unicycling, but downhill mountain unicycling. I would say "those crazy Americans" but I det More...
Posted on 2004-08-07
Eco Adventure on Cold Springs Trail
Tony and I got fed up with the fog, so we took a hike up Cold Springs Trail. We thought we would go to Montecito Peak.
Along the way, we met some bikers in one of those Eco-challenge-type races. They More...
Posted on 2004-07-31
Cool summer shade
If you are considering taking a hike but worried about how hot it is, let me suggest Jesusita Trail as the perfect summer hike.
I did Jesusita this morning. It is shady almost the entire way. The onl More...
Posted on 2004-07-25
Killer Hike to San Ysidro Falls
The Santa Barbara Independent listed today's hike to San Ysidro Falls as a "killer hike." The picture accompanying the write-up showed a raging waterfall. That would be killer, wouldn't it?
I kind of More...
Posted on 2004-07-17
I've done a couple of really nice beach hikes lately.
The first one was on Summer Solstice Saturday. I hiked with the Coast Walk people from the Bacara at Haskel's Beach to El Capitan State Beach. More...
Posted on 2004-07-04
Tunnel under the freeway at Gaviota
After long weeks of laziness I was finally prompted to have an adventure because of a post about there being a trail that went under the freeway in the Gaviota State Park area.
We got a map from a br More...
Posted on 2004-05-29
Boy Scout Trail
Did a very interesting interpretive hike today on a trail I call the Boy Scout trail (only because I don't know if it has a real name). It supposedly was built by a boy scout troop.
The hike was le More...
Posted on 2004-05-15
Fire on Cachuma Saddle: Part II
Tony made it home ok. It was a bit iffy for a while for him. He and his friend weren't sure what to do--whether to go out toward their car at Cachuma Saddle, or to head out over to Upper Oso. (They ha More...
Posted on 2004-05-05