Tag Archives: mountain trails

How not to get Airlifted Out of a Slot Canyon

I’m sure if you asked anyone in our family who had the biggest chance of ending up on the news or having to be airlifted/rescued out of a dangerous canyon at night they would say it would me. You don’t spend your days hiking to the tallest peaks in southern California and tumbling down some …

Handi-Crapping Vs Handicapping

I’m spending this gorgeous cold and windy autumn day ignoring the mountain trails calling my name. Orange and yellow leaves are coating my favorite hiking trails in a rainbow of falls brilliant colors this November Saturday and I’m curled up on the couch with my man and a carmel vodka spiked latte. It’s Breeders Cup …

Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers

I’m currently recovering from having way to much fun in nature. It’s been a week of snow shoes hikes and running up mountain trails in snow. My cat trax are always strapped to my Asic running shoes these days to help me not slip and slide on the icy trails. Believe me, my muscles hurt …

Grapefruit Ginger Juice

    This was the last Crab Creek hike of the season.    My favorite secluded mountain watering hole has a very short season. Fall starts early at the creek and the second week in August brings cool mountain breezes and the water temperature dips over night.    We made one more trip down to Crab Creek …