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Countdown to Mount Whitney – Hike 6

San Bernardino Peak – San Bernardino Peak Trail 16 miles The San Bernardino Peak Trail from the Angelus Oaks trailhead (5,960′) begins ascending through a mixed forest of pine, fir and oak, switchbacking up the wooded slope. You mount a … Continue reading

Countdown to Mount Whitney – Hike 5

Holy Jim Canyon and Santiago Peak – Holy Jim Trail 15 miles Santiago is the highpoint of Orange County in Southern California. It lies along the crest of the Santa Ana Mountains, a coastal chain located southeast of the greater … Continue reading

Countdown to Mount Whitney – Hike 4

San Jacinto Peak via Marion Mountain 12 miles At 10,834′ Mt. San Jacinto does indeed reward the determined hiker with wonderful views. You can see the inland empire, Palm Desert, the San Bernardino and San Gabriel mountains, Mt. Palomar in … Continue reading

Countdown to Mount Whitney – Hike 3

Mt. Baldy(San Antonio) Manker Flats loop in Mt Baldy, CA 12 miles Mt. San Antonio, or Mt. Baldy, as it is commonly referred to, is the highest peak in the San Gabriel Mountains of Southern California. Located in Los Angeles … Continue reading

Countdown to Mount Whitney – Hike 2

Mount Woodson Trail in Poway, CA 6.4 miles This is a strenuous day hike via Lake Poway. Trail is very steep and narrow in some places. Well marked and maintained most of the way until the last 1/2 hour to … Continue reading

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Fardo’s Schedule

AKA Fardo™, I’m a quality assurance engineer at Intuit, with the Accounting Professionals Division Digital Marketing Team.  I live near Ocean Beach and spend lots of time hanging out there.  I have a Catalina 27 sailboat in Mission Bay, along with two kayaks and I love doing anything out on the water.  I also have a Starcraft Starflyer Vista pop-up camper and spend lots of time camping and hiking during the winter months mostly in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park here in San Diego County.