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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

I've Got it Easy Peazy

Posted by Tony Purinton on Aug 6th 2015

Living close to a military base I have the pleasure of being able to hangout with active and former military personnel. From time to time the subject of hiking and backpacking comes up. I get a lot of … read more

The Show is About to Start

Posted by Tony Purinton on Jul 15th 2015

“Sorry I have to go to bed early tonight.”“What why?”“There is a storm coming and I need to be in the mountains when it hits.” While most people run away from bad weather, some of us dance out in … read more

Welcome to the Club

Posted by Tony Purinton on Jul 1st 2015

I recently had the opportunity to take someone that was fairly new to hiking on an ass kicker of a day hike. I’m talking a pre-dawn start with the first nine miles being a 5000 ft. accent to a 10,800 … read more