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…