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Ysidro Mountain and Goat Benchmark
On a cold Sunday morning, 10 March, Uwe and I drove to Ranchita seeking the trailhead for Ysidro. We tried a couple roads w/o success so decided to park alongside the road as Jack and I did a few weeks ago. We stepped off about 0800 in 32 degree temp. We passed by BM BonnyContinue reading “Ysidro Mountain and Goat Benchmark”
San Onofre Ridge, January 2019
A tradition developed over a few years dictates that the hiking team kick off the new year with a punishing hike over San Onofre Ridge.
Thimble, White and Bonny scrambles
I am working on my Peakbagger SD County 100 list. Jack was looking for a workout. We got together Monday 17 Dec in Ramona and drove to Ranchita.
San Onofre Ridge
On Sunday 9 December I met up with Klaus, Carlos, Gaby, and Cheri in Oceanside. Everyone piled into my truck and we drove to my office at the School of Infantry.
Cuyamaca and Stonewall Peak
Susana left for Argentina on Thursday 4 Oct. Saturday morning I hiked Monserrat with the Spartan group. Pretty easy day. Sunday I hiked it again with a twist.
It started on Sunday morning 26 Aug. No problems getting to the airport, parking in long term lot, shuttle to the airport, check bags, pass through security (we were TSA Pre so went quickly) and at the gate in plenty of time. Uneventful trip, fortunately, non-stop to Seattle. Arrived about 1300, got a shuttle toContinue reading “Alaska Cruise”