Tag Archives: San Gorgonio Wilderness

All I got for Christmas was this damn Giardia

I’ve got my fingers crossed that Santa does not deliver a case of Giardia to The Hungry Mountaineer this holiday season after I had to do the ultimate wilderness culture no-no yesterday and drink from a crystal clear creek on my seven hour-long trek up San Gorgonio, the highest mountain peak in Southern California.

And than I accidently Ran up Mt San Gorgonio

I had exactly an hour and a half to run today before meeting friends for happy hour and market night in the valley below the forest. Sounded like the perfect night to go for a run and explore the San Gorgonio Wilderness for the first time!I managed to get off work at three o clock …

Where I Used to Run

I used to run the trails of the San Gorgonio Wilderness. Last fall feels like a life time ago. The leaves of the Aspen grove, our only Aspen grove in our entire mountain range, did a mesmerizing yellow-orange dance in the fall breeze. After off roading up a back country road that would scare off most …

All we have left are the Memories

I feel like I need to apologize to friends and family these days; sorry if my FB posts are clogging up your feed but this fire is consuming my life, invading my thoughts. If I’m not feeling miserable about the trees and the trails and the fact that half of the ruggedly beautiful San Gorgonio Wilderness …