The Sierra Nevada crest from Palmetto Mountain. Split Mt. is the prominent peak in the center. The Palisades to the right. 21 MAY 2022 W7N/EM-031 This activation was the result of a long-standing idea I’ve had to activate the sparsely populated grid DM17. I’ve been thinking about this for years, studying maps and satellite imagesContinue reading “Palmetto Mountain”
For this shake down trip in preparation for my Nevada trip next week I brought everything.
This Hundred Peaks Section summit has alluded me all these years. A new HPS peak, a new complete and a new unique – the SOTA trifecta!
This short hike reactivating Peak 1,338′ served as drone practice for my upcoming movie.
The rebuilt fire lookout and the waning three-quarter moon 23 APRIL 2022 W6/CT-021 Blog post to follow. Stay tuned
I was treated to an insanely gorgeous sunrise on my third visit to the summit that started it all for me 16 APRIL 2022 W6/CT-214 Blog post to follow in a few days. Stay tuned…
The summit of 1,370 with Hines Peak off to the right 15 APRIL 2022 W6/SC-452 Blog post to follow in a few days. Stay tuned…
The Bobcat fire scarred San Gabriel Mountains from Pacifico Mountain 9 APRIL 2022 W6/CT-015 After hiking up Mount Emma at dawn I intended to to the two unnamed neighbors of that mountain. However, after my summit-to-summit with Dan NA6MG on Mount Gleason, he changed my mind by suggesting Pacifico Mountain. I had done this mountainContinue reading “Pacifico Mountain x2”
The walk up took me about 40 minutes carrying a pretty heavy pack. I was bringing along my new drone — a DJI Mini 2. I have the beginnings of an idea for a movie that I would like to do about SOTA, so I wanted to practice flying Chester as I’ve named my littleContinue reading “Mount Emma”
The first activation after the area is opened following the closure caused by the devastating Bobcat Fire.