Diane's Big Adventures (and News)
Fire on Cachuma Saddle
And my boyfriend is out there somewhereMy boyfriend and a friend of his decided to do a backpack trip this weekend. They left Friday and intended to return today. They parked the car at Cachuma Saddle More...
Posted on 2004-05-04
The weather lately is like summer. You can't find a better time to take a walk on the beach.
Tony and I walked Arroyo Burro to More Mesa a couple of weeks ago and today. Both times there was a min More...
Posted on 2004-04-24
Mission Pine Springs April
This weekend I did a forest service trail maintenance trip. I enjoyed it very much. The best parts were:
It hailed all day on Saturday, just like snow almostWe got to drive out to McKinley saddle ins More...
Posted on 2004-04-18
At long last I finally got out there and hiked the McMenemy Trail, and remembered to bring my pedometer, and remembered to bring something to take notes with.
So finally I have that trail on my web More...
Posted on 2004-04-10
Not too many flowers this year
I went up to Figueroa Mountain to see the flowers. There just are not very many this year.
We were lucky enough to spot this very special pink bush lupine.
We discovered this pink bush lupine on More...
Posted on 2004-04-03
Today I went to a great place out near Ojai called Matilija Canyon. Up the canyon about 4 or 5 miles is this incredible double waterfall.
Double Waterfall in Matilija Canyon
Matilija Canyon appear More...
Posted on 2004-03-27
If you are looking for a delighful hike in a lovely riparian environment along a babbling creek, then you can't go wrong with a hike along the Manzana.
Lizard statue on the Manzana
Yesterday I took More...
Posted on 2004-03-22
Flowers are out
Report from the field (Trailhacker on Matias Potrero trail):
Blue Delphiniums everywhere
Shooting stars everywhere
Fiesta Flowers in Devil's Canyon
Baby Blue Eyes More...
Posted on 2004-03-19
Alder Creek/Franklin Trail
I get a lot of emails from people asking where they can hike in Carpinteria. Well, except for Toro Canyon Park and a little trail just before you get to the park, I'm not aware of anywhere to hike in More...
Posted on 2004-03-06
Welcome to the sort of new Santa Barbara Hikes
For 5 years now I have been paying $44 a month to host Santa Barbara Hikes and have a dial-up ISP service. That is a lot of money for a labor of love.
In an effort to both improve Santa Barbara Hikes More...
Posted on 2004-03-03