A joyous frenzy of summit-to-summit contacts on the Zulu New Year – and my 99th and 100th SOTA activations!
A muddy walk in between drenching winter storms
I was going to do Parker Mountain near Acton, but a high wind forecast sent me into the Chino Hills
Dodging all manner of gunfire, I activate this desert summit.
I return to Table Mountain after getting kicked off the summit last time.
I originally intended to do San Emigdigo and Cerro Noroestre, but the warning light came on the dash of my old Audi, Pfeffernusse.
Mount Lowe, Mount Markham and San Gabriel Peak 27 NOVEMBER 2021 W6/CT-098 I love heading out my driveway in the predawn hours off to another summit adventure. This Saturday morning it was 62ºF in my driveway and by the time I was only a few miles into the deepest part of Topanga Canyon it wasContinue reading “Occidental Peak”
A beautiful pre-dawn hike up a local mountain.
A fruitful activation with 30 contacts and a bonus: I go to meet Mountain Goat David N6AN on the way down!
Cottonwoods in upper Sespe Canyon on the way home. 23 OCTOBER 2021 W6/SC-005 This trip took a lot longer than I planned. I left Topanga at about 4 AM in a thick drizzle. As I slowly made my way through Calabasas, Agoura and Thousand Oaks it became a steady rain. This slowed me down aContinue reading “Haddock Mountain”