Sykes Hot Springs: Ventana Wilderness

For this trip, you hike along the pine ridge trail – starting from Big Sur Station and culminating at Sykes hot springs in the Ventana Wilderness. I have hiked this trail a total of two times. The first trip I did was in the spring time, and it was absolutely beautiful! All the wild flowers…

Tassajara To Arroyo Secco

This was Brutal. I’m not kidding. Brutal. It was hot, steep, dusty, 8 or 9 river/stream crossings, snakes, bugs, poison oak, trees and rocks to climb, you name it. Our plan was to hike from Tassajara Zen Center to Arroyo Secco, where our friends would meet as at a drive in camp site with our…