Tag Archives: San Gorgonio

Bad Ass Dog Mom’s Guide to Summit’s San G with your Pup

Last week I had to tell my pup to “Drop it!” on the trail. Why was Dog Mom raising her voice this time? Because man’s best friend had part of a deer leg, hoove still attached, in her mouth. Being that I am the best Dog Mom ever (In her pea-brained mind) she was thrilled …

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.

Walking Around in a Winter Wonderland; Chihuahuas in Sweaters Edition 

When I find myself constantly weaving my way around a chihuahua in a sweater leashed to a cart in Stater Brothers and keep getting glared at by the tiny purse dogs owner every time her dog tries to dart in front of my shopping cart that’s when I know grocery shopping the morning before thanksgiving …

Lightning Strikes and the Bird Flu

This mornings sunrise was one of the most gorgeous I have seen in a long time. The sky was full of pre-thunder storm wispy clouds and stripped with pinks and purples. It was a stunningly gorgeous sight as we parked the truck near the bottom of the Skyline Trail. I’m so, so glad it was …

South West Breakfast Sandwich with Spicy Cream Cheese, Bacon and Green Chilis

There’s nothing like soaking your feet in freezing cold creek water after a long hike. And than realizing you have leeches on your legs. I would like to say that this is the first time I had the whole leeches experience but that would be a lie. Yes, I am a mountain girl, now why do …