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Trail: Malibu Springs to Nicholas Flat

Trail Length : 6.7 Miles

Completion Time : 3.5 hours ( with many stops for photography)

Hiked on : 3/20/2014

I did this trail last week and wanted to share it with everyone. This Hike probably had the most elevation change I have ever done  in the Santa Monica Mountains. Roughly 3800 feet +/- over the first 2 and last 2 miles. I decided to bring my dslr camera gear on this hike and that was a bit of a Continue reading


Trail: Escondido Falls: Malibu

This is a nice trail that is not too far out of the La/Santa Monica area. A nice drive up the PCH will get you to the parking area for this trail. If you go very soon, you will be lucky enough to see some water actually at this waterfall due to the heavy rains we had a few weeks ago. The first time I did Continue reading


My 3 day 800 mile California SummerTime Road Trip…

Summer time is awesome in California.! That single sentence is pretty much
the only thing you need to hear for an accurate summary of what it’s like
in this state for the summer months. So what better way to get out and enjoy
the California summer climate than taking a road trip up the PCH( Pacific Coast Highway).

The Plan: Continue reading


Searching for the Pan-STARRS COMET

I had never heard of this Comet till I was on a phone call with my dad in early February. I am a fan of just about anything space related, so I was happy to hear of such an event coming up that should be visible in my location of the world. Living in a big city area , near Los Angeles, makes it a bit hard to do much night sky observations, so I decided I would try driving up the PCH into northern Malibu where I have gone before to photograph stars before. I wasn’t sure if that would be a good Continue reading