Day 1: Salton Sea

Salton Sea to San Felipe Creek (8 miles, +400/-100 feet). Today I finally got to start my sea-to-sea hike! And even better, my buddy Quercus decided to join me for the first part of the trip. My lovely wife and son drove us out to within a mile of our starting point and then headed…

Hot Springs Mountain

Los Coyotes Reservation Campground to Hot Springs Mountain and back (10 miles, +2,600/-2,600 feet). Usually if you are #1, everyone knows it. That’s why it’s so surprising how few people in San Diego realize that the tallest peak in the County is not Cuyamaca Peak. ¬†At 6,515 feet, that peak is still 20 feet shorter…