Jupiter Mountain You know there is something cool about telling people you are going to hike Jupiter Mountain. It has a certain element of intrigue. I guess that is why I set off when it was 99 degrees […]
The Trip This morning for Summits on the Air I really wanted to set out to Cerro Noroeste to not only activate it but check out the campsites that are in the vicinity. The drive was only about […]
The Hike Today I decided to do a longer hike as I hadn’t done one in a while. Longer hikes tend to kick my butt on the way down due to a knee injury courtesy of the Navy. […]
The Trip Started out at around 0430 for Grass Mountain. I was excited to do this mountain due to it was my first SOTA peak I did when I started a little over a year ago. This one […]
The Journey Well today is ARRL Field Day. Something I have no desire taking part in as every time I do a SOTA activation it really is like a field day when you think of it. Enough of […]
Starting Out I arrived at the trailhead for Williamson at about 7am. As usual I had hoped to get an earlier start but the snooze button was too tempting. For energy had a Gatorade and Cliff bar to […]
A Change of Plans Damn. Today was supposed to be an activation of Mt. Pacifico. Mt Pacifico, from what I understand is that there’s a hike-in-only-campground. The plan was to activate in the evening and spend the night. Well […]
Islip Journey Today I decided I wanted to do a summit that was 8 points. Still trying to get my first hundred has been eluding me. I was easy to pick which one as I had yet to […]
Mt. Emma Well being that I am getting close to 100 SOTA points I needed to get out this morning and activate something, Anything! So I opted for the somewhat close Mt. Emma.  At 5272 ft. this is […]
Vetter Mt. Well today was an interesting activation. I had been wanting to get back to the Crest as the local peaks around home just don’t have that “forestry” feel to them. So I picked Vetter, for two […]