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Favorite Hiking Snacks

Favorite Hiking Snacks

Posted by Jaime Purinton on Aug 1st 2017

One of the questions that I see most in online groups (and what other hikers ask me) is what do you eat on the trail? Since I am a self-proclaimed “foodie”, plain old trail mix and tough beef jerky … read more
Hiking Palomar Mountain State Park

Hiking Palomar Mountain State Park

Posted by Jaime Purinton on Jul 27th 2017

About an hour from most places in San Diego there is a magical place, a real diamond in San Diego County, Palomar Mountain State Park. The Sierra Nevada like atmosphere and 5,400 feet of elevation m … read more

Fear & Freedom

Posted by Jaime Purinton on Jul 20th 2017

I remember the first time I hiked to Cucamonga Peak- it was a gorgeous chilly day and I was so excited to explore a new trail that led to such an amazing view. Internally, I had major anxiety about … read more
A Hike to the Clouds- Cucamonga Peak

A Hike to the Clouds- Cucamonga Peak

Posted by Jaime Purinton on May 31st 2016

We love hiking new trails and had been eyeing the trail to Cucamonga Peak via Icehouse Canyon near Mt. Baldy for the past couple months. We patiently waited for the mountain to shed its winter and s … read more

Life Slows Down

Posted by Tony Purinton on Oct 1st 2015

When a killer backpacking trip is just a week away, it's hard to take your norm seriously. This time next week your existence will become tiny and your surroundings massive. Life will slowdown to 2.5 … read more