Hike the year; 2,018 miles of Trails in 12 Gorgeous months!

A year ago I told myself; I’m going to start running again. Then I tried to go for a run and my left knee hurt like a bitch. Seriously after two years of incredible back pain, surgery and recovery time and now my knee fucking hurts? What the fuck body? That was the beginning of …

Don’t be a Dumb-Dumb. My Commute Home

May 2018- Sunday evening; five p.m. I was just trying to commute home on our alpine edged mountain highways to Big Bear Lake. There had been almost no traffic leaving the Los Angeles area, I picked up my organic rotisserie chicken for the two hour drive and faster then you can say free range chicken …

Rattlesnake aversion training and why it is right for your dog

I was hiking through a quite early morning forest lost in my own thoughts (Okay thinking about what digestive explosion of culinary delights I would create for lunch) The Stellars Jays and orange bellied robins were chirping in the Jeffrey Pines lining both sides of the trail as my pup and I made our way …

Palak Paneer with Cashews

tofu-Indian food

I attended a dinner party last weekend where the theme was fiber and lots of it. So between mountain biking the rolling hills of Yorba Linda, California and teaching people how to bet in the suites at Santa Anita Park, th Hungry Mountaineer cooked up this tasty palak paneer. My best friends nephew made an …