The Start Well today started out fairly good. I woke up early and left from Santa Clarita, hitting the 5/210/2. The drive was uneventful except for the usual suicidal cyclists heading up the crest. Don’t get me started […]
Cell status: Verizon=NO APRS=YES The Hike Wow! It has been a while since I wrote here. That would be due to I took the winter off from SOTA to rest my knee. There were a couple of attempts […]
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Mt. Baden Powell After a couple failed activations elsewhere I wanted to do one that would be sure to prove successful. So I decided to activate Mt. Baden Powell in the San Gabriel’s. Having¬†never climbed this monster and […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
I got a 2×1 call! Well I don’t know if I am having a mid life crisis or what but I opted to change my call from K6WYO to WC6Q. Yes a 2×1. Why the new call? Well […]
Waterman For the most part this was a great activation. The hike was beautiful, the weather was cool… almost too cool with the fog and drizzle. It’s a 3.2mi hike in/up. There are some switchbacks and the trail […]