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Solo Hiking

Solo Hiking

Posted by Jaime Purinton on Aug 2nd 2017

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god -AristotleAs most of us hikers know by personal experience and proven by recent scientific studies, not only is hiking good for you … read more
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