Trans-Catalina Trail Part Two – 03/31/2017 to 04/02/2017

Finally, concluding our 2 part series, the Trans-Catalina Trail (TCT) backpacking trip with the, Hiking for Health and Happiness (3H) family group on March 31, 2017 in the beautiful island of Santa Catalina. A 3-day adventure we can never forget. Lissinia Aguilar and Ralph Mancia took the leads for this event with Ricardo Cruz, Maglory … More Trans-Catalina Trail Part Two – 03/31/2017 to 04/02/2017

From The Desert Cactus To The Heavenly Clouds – 11/12/2016

Skyline Ridge Route, aka Cactus to Clouds, that starts from the Palm Springs desert floor at 470 feet to the summit of Mount San Jacinto at 10,834 feet, and is considered as one of the toughest day hikes in the America, one of the steeper trails of its length in the world, and has the greatest elevation gain … More From The Desert Cactus To The Heavenly Clouds – 11/12/2016

Trans-Catalina Trail Part One – 10/08/2016 to 10/09/2016

I grabbed the opportunity when I saw 3H was doing a Trans-Catalina Trail (TCT) backpacking trip in October, the weekend before my birthday. I read about it on SoCalHiker.net and it is considered a strenuous hike plus carrying a heavy backpack along was no joke. It was an adventure I cannot ignore on taking. Our trek … More Trans-Catalina Trail Part One – 10/08/2016 to 10/09/2016

Spartan Race Beast/Trifecta = Done! – 09/17/2016

A lot of firsts happened to me this year. This was one of them. It was my first time completing the Trifecta Medal. Spartan Race SoCal Beast happened on September 17, 2016 at Pala, California.  A Trifecta Medal is earned once a Spartan racer finishes three distance race courses – Sprint, Super, and Beast in a calendar … More Spartan Race Beast/Trifecta = Done! – 09/17/2016