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A desert hike through Joshua Tree with high tech. Finding solitude in Joshua Tree National Park -- albeit with a satellite phone, GPS unit and locator beacon. Call it 'e-survival.' http://travel.latimes.com/articles/la-tr-desert4-2008may04


L.A. Walks: A beginner's Griffith Park hike http://www.latimes.com/health/la-he-griffith-park-hike-photos-20121221,0,4926750.photogallery

L.A. Walks: Upper Franklin Canyon Reservoir http://articles.latimes.com/2012/may/26/health/la-he-walks-franklin-canyon-20120526

San Diego

Rough beauty on Ocotillo Ridge, by The Canyoneers, Agua Caliente County Park https://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2018/may/16/roam-rough-beauty-ocotillo-ridge/, @SDReader

Abundance of fire-followers on the trail to Foster Point. Observe post-fire succession on this hike to a scenic overlook. http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2016/jun/15/roam-fire-followers-trail-foster-point/

Big plans for Three Sisters Falls trail in forest. Paths to Three Sisters, Eagles Peak summit will be realigned. http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/jun/16/hiking-forest-three-sisters-trail-julian/?st#article-copy

10 Most Haunted Hiking Trails in San Diego County http://backpackerverse.com/hiking-trails-san-diego-county/

Wildflowers https://www.flickr.com/photos/aking1/sets/


San Diego's Top 50 Trails From hiking the foothills to biking the beach, this is a city made for exploring outdoors. Here’s our latest, greatest checklist of trails we love—some in your own backyard. http://www.sandiegomagazine.com/San-Diego-Magazine/April-2015/San-Diegos-Top-50-Trails/

Mortero Palms to Goat Canyon Trail, CA http://hikearizona.com/photoset.php?ID=18664 http://www.anzaborrego.net/travel/AnzaBorrego/photoalbums/webalbumlarge.aspx?frmUser=anzaborregodesert&frmAlbum=5260840846841058961


Mission Trails Park is what San Diego used to be. Its 5,800 acres of mountains and river valley let people imagine a countryside that is untouched by modern life. And now, Mission Trails will add another piece of wilderness in the city, as one of biggest urban parks in the United States will get even bigger. http://www.kpbs.org/news/2012/dec/21/san-diegos-biggest-park-gets-even-bigger

Trails in the San Dieguito River Park http://www.sdrp.org/trails.htm

DOANE VALLEY NATURE TRAIL. Trail head: At the top of Palomar Mountain, go left onto East Grade Road, following signs to Palomar Mountain State Park. From the park entry, take right-hand turns on paved roads for about 1.7 miles, following signs to “Camps” to the Doane Valley Pond day-use parking lot. Take the trail on the right marked to Doane Valley Nature Trail and Historic Weir Trail. http://www3.signonsandiego.com/stories/2009/apr/04/1ez4hike212133-mountain-trail-features-fount-flora/?zIndex=77370

Balboa Park http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-cra25-2008oct25,0,394443.story