Category Archives: hiking

Wonderland Hike to Willow Hole

This hike was a wonderful finale to my strenuous exercise days (fyi – no spotting since – I go to the lab to have blood drawn today). We started on level terrain and checked out local attractions by Wall Street … Continue reading

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The Wonderland of Rocks

One of the greatest benefits of being related to the Murdy clan is getting to tag along with experienced hikers everywhere we go. In fact, my in-laws are such hiking gurus, that they lead the local monthly Sierra Club hikes … Continue reading

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A Very Cool List

I have a friend who is recently trained in Search and Rescue, and this is the list of supplies he needs for 24 hours out. It is a comprehensive hiking equipment list developed by NASAR. So, for those of you … Continue reading

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I Climbed Mount San Jacinto – elevation 10,804

I swear, the only reason I made it to the top was because it was so much more post-worthy than saying “I Hiked 12 miles to the Tram.” We were in such good spirits at the start of the day. … Continue reading

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We Made It!

And it only took us 16 hours. Mount San Jacinto opened a big can of whup-ass on us, but we MADE IT!

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Holy C2C or What Have I Got Myself Into?

Five days to the Cactus to Clouds hike on Saturday, the day after I turn 39. I had no idea that it was an UNSANCTIONED hike on an UNMAINTAINED trail. Chad and I scoped the trailhead behind the Palm Springs … Continue reading

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Cactus to Clouds

The following is my friend, Caryn’s, account of the grueling Cactus to Clouds hike from the base to the summit of Mount San Jacinto; the hike Chad and I will tackle next weekend for my birthday. Hello from a comfortably … Continue reading

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For my birthday

My honey is planning a 22-mile hike to the top of San Jacinto on Memorial Day weekend. And he suggested we stay in a hotel. and he’s doing all the research. A stupendous feat is a perfect birthday activity. Isn’t … Continue reading

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