Hiking The Michael D Antonovich Trail

Hiking The Michael D Antonovich Trail

The Michael D Antonovich Trail is a short and level hike featuring lots of shade and stream crossings. Located right off of the 57 Freeway in San Dimas, this hike is surrounded by densely populated suburbs. Despite the fact that you can see a few houses and ranches while hiking, the seclusion of this trail can make you feel a world away.

Hiking Mt Wilson Trail via Chantry Flat Sturtevant Falls Mt. Zion

Hiking Mt. Wilson via Chantry Flat

The loop hike to Mt. Wilson via Chantry Flat covers 13.5 miles and gains 4180ft. In this guide, I’ll cover the hike to Mt. Wilson using the Sturtevant Trail and include side trip options for Mt. Zion and Sturtevant Falls. I’ll also include information on the historic Mt. Wilson Observatory at the summit.

Hiking Santiago Peak Holy Jim Trail and Holy Jim Falls Trabuco Canyon

Hiking To Santiago Peak Via Holy Jim Trail

Santiago Peak is the highest and most prominent peak in Orange County at 5689ft. The hike to Santiago Peak passes by Holy Jim Falls before taking hikers to a summit covered with microwave and telecom antennas.

The 5 Peak Challenge Of Mission Trails Regional Park

Hiking The 5 Peak Challenge Of Mission Trails Regional Park

The Mission Trails 5 Peak cChallenge is for hikers and trail runners to visit all 5 peaks within MTRP using established park trails. In this guide I will walk through how I completed the challenge in one day.

Hiking South Fortuna and North Fortuna 5 Peak Challenge Mission Trail Regional Park

Hiking South Fortuna and North Fortuna Mountains

This hike offers solitude, a trail that parallels running water (seasonal), and the chance to bag two peaks in quick succession. The views of the greater San Diego area from these two peaks is pretty amazing.

Hiking Kwaay Paay Peak Mission Trail Regional Park

Hiking Kwaay Paay Peak

Kwaay Paay Peak is probably the least renowned of the five peaks in Mission Trails Regional Park. The trip to the summit is only 1.2 miles with just under 900 feet of elevation gained, and offers amazing views of the nearby South and North Fortuna summits.

Hiking Cowles Mountain And Pyles Peak In Mission Trails Regional Park

Hiking Cowles Mountain And Pyles Peak

At 1,592ft, Cowles Mountain is the highest peak in the city of San Diego. The hike to the summit of Cowles is possibly the most popular hiking route in all of San Diego County, which makes an early start a requirement for weekend outings. Hiking to the nearby Pyles Peak is far less popular, and the perfect addition to a hike up Cowles.

Hiking North Etiwanda Preserve to Etiwanda Falls

Hiking The North Etiwanda Preserve To Etiwanda Falls

The major draw of the North Etiwanda Preserve is Etiwanda Falls, which sits at the foothills of the Cucamonga Wilderness. Etiwanda Falls is a magical place of lush green narrows and cascading water, an unusual site in the desert landscapes of Southern California.

Hiking Mount Lukens Via The Dunsmore Canyon Loop Hike Rim-of-the-Valley Trail or the Crescenta View Trail

Hiking Mount Lukens Via The Dunsmore Canyon Loop

Mount Lukens is the highest peak within the city limits of Los Angeles and the westernmost peak in the San Gabriel Mountain Range. Standing tall above the Crescenta Valley, Mount Lukens provides spectacular views of Greater Los Angeles Area, Tujunga Canyon, the San Fernando Valley, and the Verdugo Mountains.