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

Epic River Hike on San Gabriel River – 08/20/2016

Hiking to Bridge To Nowhere and Devil’s Gulch are always fun to do here in Southern California. See my previous blog here: https://jmpventures.wordpress.com/2016/05/26/bridge-to-nowhere-and-devils-gulch-hike-05012016/  The only difference with this hike from my previous ones is that 90% coming back from Bridge To Nowhere was totally a hike on the San Gabriel River with 35 hikers in all. The … More Epic River Hike on San Gabriel River – 08/20/2016

Mt. Pinos/Tumamait Trail/Los Padres Nat. Forest Hike – 08/13/2016

Hiking for Health and Happiness led by Ricardo Cruz and Maglory Maza, organized a hiking event at Los Padres National Forest near Frazier Park, California. Dolores Grant and I haven’t been to this area before and it would be a great place to explore. We met at Mt. Pinos Nordic Base parking lot at 6 am. … More Mt. Pinos/Tumamait Trail/Los Padres Nat. Forest Hike – 08/13/2016