New Year, New Walks

I am always excited to find some new trails to explore, within an hour of San Fernando Valley, in any direction. This year has started out well with some new trails in the Ventura area of the Santa Monica Mtns. We have had great weather, although dry, for January hiking.

Paradise Falls

Wildwood Park following the stream to Paradise Falls


Upper Cold Creek, looking out at the Topanga Trail.

Ranch Sierra Vista

and the Ranch Sierra Vista area, still bare from a recent burn.

Balboa Park

Meanwhile back in the Valley, the geese are migrating through Balboa Park.