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Mountain Lions Just Outside of Los Angeles

Female Mountain Lion looking into a camera

New photographs of a mountain lion and her offspring are giving park rangers a closer and more intimate look at how the animals are surviving in the Santa Monica Mountains.  68 more words


Newly Released Photos Provide Rarely Seen Glimpse of Mountain Lion Family

Amazing new photos were released Wednesday showing a mountain lion in the Santa Monica Mountains known as P-19 and her two nearly-grown kittens, P-32 and P-33. 143 more words

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Santa Monica Mountains: Trip Report

I went for a hike in the Santa Monica Mountains this past weekend and it was absolutely amazing. The mountains rise up out of the ocean and there are so many different wild flowers to see. 116 more words


Murphy Ranch Hike - Historical WWII Era Compound

About the trail:

Murphy Ranch is my favorite hike in Los Angeles because it is a mix between hiking and exploring. Fascinating history surrounds the ranch that dates back to the 1930’s when Nazi sympathizers built a self-sustainable compound in Rustic Canyon. 885 more words


Spring Has Sprung

It’s springtime!  Right?  Wherever you are I’m sure you’re looking out the window to glorious sunny days filled with warmth and butterflies. Unless, of course, you are most of my family or friends ( 557 more words


Where Did Your Feet Take You Today??

My feet took me to the Palo Comado Trail today!

Remember……it’s NOT about the FEET…It’s the journey on which your FEET take you!

We entered through the Smoketree gate! 169 more words


Sandstone Peak

Over winter break I went hiking with one of my best friends in the Santa Monica Mountain Range.  It was a warm Southern California winter day, and even though we had to take a longer route than normal because part of PCH is closed, the views driving up the to the trailhead were beautiful. 32 more words