Cerro Negro Benchmark & Flint Peak

The Winter Solstice – 21 DECEMBER 2020. W6/CT-225 & 226 These two short hikes are easily done in a few hours. I picked the shortest day of the year to do them – The winter solstice. The Santa Ana winds had petered out and left the Los Angeles Basin sparklingly clear, calm and warm. That’sContinue reading “Cerro Negro Benchmark & Flint Peak”

Verdugo Mountain High Point

18 DECEMBER 2020 W6/CT-269 The last time I hiked up Verdugo Mountain my brother Mark and I approached the summit from La Tuna Canyon. Brian WA6JFK warned me that cars parked there have been getting broken into, so I decided to try a new route – from Whiting Woods Road in Verdugo City, next toContinue reading “Verdugo Mountain High Point”