The 100 Peaks Blog Turns 6 – A Wildlife Photo Collection

Marmot on the way to Windom Peak, Colorado

It was 6 years ago on June 24th that I posted my first hike, to Iron Mountain. Since then, I’ve been a lot of interesting places and have seen a lot of interesting things. I normally do a photograph collection on these anniversaries, and this one is no different. I’ve decided to share my photos of the […]

Parma Park – Steep Suburban Hiking with an Ocean View

The eastern entrance to the park off Stanwood

Parma Park Stanwood Dr (1 Mile west of Sycamore Canyon Road) Santa Barbara, CA 805-564-5418 erecreation@santabarbaraca.gov Agency: The City of Santa Barbara, Parks and Recreation Owned by the Parma family since the 1890s, this 200 acre parcel was donated to the city in 1973. This permanently undeveloped park features hiking, walking and equestrian trails, vista […]

Cuyamaca Rancho State Park – Wildlife abounds

Cuyamaca Rancho State Park 13652 Highway 79 Julian, CA 92036 760-765-3020 cuyamaca@parks.ca.gov Agency: California State Parks Cuyamaca Rancho State Park is located about 40 minutes from downtown San Diego, yet feels worlds away. I’ve been there several times, and each time I have had the pleasure of seeing wildlife, including mule deer, turkeys, woodpeckers, squirrels […]

Jackson, Wyoming: A winter wonderland of wildlife – 2007

Moose in the snow

This is reposted from my older blog. Some edits were made here and there to correct errors. I don’t remember why we selected Jackson, Wyoming as a destination, but we were looking for an adventure in the snow. And we got it. Some people call it Jackson Hole, but is really the valley in which […]