Spontaneous Santa Barbara Weekend Itinerary – March 31, 2017 to April 2, 2017

This was a very last-minute, spur-of-the-moment trip where we just went for it and made our booking literally days before actually making the drive out here.  It was the perfect storm of saving money as well as…

“Creating Models” (Santa Barbara – March 31, 2017 to April 2, 2017)

And as I was making this apparently unnecessary crossing to get back to the original side, I made a misstep and next thing I knew, both boots were wet as well as my wool socks! So much for hiking…

“Itchy, Scratchy, and Crawly” (Portrero John Falls and Rose Valley Falls – March 19, 2017)

With the time being 2:50pm, I figured that it would probably be another 40-50 minutes before we’d finally be back at the trailhead. But at least now, we knew that we’d be hiking on trail again…

Driving up to the snow

Me and a friend were driving up through the 33 to see some snow because snow level had dropped a lot and hadn’t been in the snow for a few years so we went. He showed me a place where he got dropped off for a hike to go through Sespe Creek into Filmore, and […]

“32 Miles From Santa Barbara” (Rose Valley Falls and Newton Canyon Falls – March 7, 2010)

Julie and I were itching to do a hike today, but yesterday’s rains had lasted all day long and was forecasted to continue into this morning. So given that, we had slept…