Category Archives: hiking

Five Mountain Challenge and Otay Mountain

We love a challenge, especially when it comes to hiking mountains.  We were delighted when we read about the five mountain challenge at Mission Trails Regional Park.  The best thing is the park is only a 40 minute ride from … Continue reading

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Cabrillo National Monument & Dog Beach

We arrived in the San Diego area on Tuesday after 5 days of rain.  There is quite a bit of flooding and damage from these storms. There is a dip just before our campground that has about 3-4 inches of … Continue reading

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Devil’s Chair

California is getting out of the drought quickly this winter.  We have more rain on the way for the coming weekend so we wanted to get out for another good hike before we get cooped up in the RV.  The mountains … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Rock Hike

We got up early on Sunday so we decided we would find a hike.  We had been reading about a hike in the Norco Hills located less than 1.5 hours (83 miles) west of Palm Desert.     The hike brings … Continue reading

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Amboy Crater on Route 66

Yesterday was one of those perfect days when you are surprised with a great adventure.  We had planned on going to the FMCA show in Indio but at the last minute found out that not all the exhibits would be … Continue reading

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Grotto Overlook-2nd Times a Charm

We woke to clearing skies on Christmas morning so we decided it was a great time to take a hike.  The surrounding mountains had been encased in clouds for 2-days while snow piled up on them.  We wanted to take … Continue reading

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Big Utah Canyon in California

Today we decided to take a break from Pickleball and get a hike in.  It is a bit more of a challenge to find a “dog friendly” hike here in Palm Springs than it was in Las Vegas or Cottonwood.  … Continue reading

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Vulture Peak

On Sunday we were ready for an adventure.  We had been cooped up in the RV for a little over a day because of strong winds in the area.  We did some searching on the internet and decided on Vulture … Continue reading

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Last Man Out

We absolutely loved our time in Verde Valley RV Park.  We had a great site, we played pickleball daily and we were only 30 minutes from Sedona.  We had one problem… the weather decided to not cooperate and we were … Continue reading

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More Hiking, More Pickleball and a Great Thanksgiving

We are continuing to have a great time in Cottonwood.  We have had more pickle ball players arrive at the campground and now we have 12+ people playing each morning.  Playing pickle ball has allowed us to meet so many … Continue reading

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