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#ruins of the Stonewall Mine in #cuyamacaranchostatepark . The #goldmine was discovered in 1870 and operated at full capacity between 1886-1892 was highest #gold producing mine, $2,000,000, until it was abandoned in 1893. Very cool! 10/13/18 📷 t:@JoeHollywoodLA . . . . @GreatOutdoorsL1 #abc7eyewitness #foxla #gooddayla #hike #hiking #hikingadventures #modernhiker #socalhiker #afternoonhike #hikingwithfriends #wildcalifornia #caliexplored #california4fun #hikela #lahikes #nature #naturelovers #outdoors #visitcalifornia #ilovela #thingstodoinla
Rain, rain go away... As we celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the founding of Great Outdoors - the largest #LGBT outdoor recreational group in #SoCal , we endured a deluge of #rain , #lightning and #thunder Friday night which offered beautiful sights Saturday morning at #camp 10/12/18 📷 t:@JoeHollywoodLA . . . . @GreatOutdoorsL1 #abc7eyewitness #foxla #gooddayla #hike #hiking #hikingadventures #modernhiker #socalhiker #afternoonhike #hikingwithfriends #wildcalifornia #caliexplored #california4fun #hikela #lahikes #nature #naturelovers #outdoors #visitcalifornia #ilovela #thingstodoinla #cuyamacaranchostatepark #raindrops
Entering Cougar Country: did you know Mountain Lions inhabit most of the diverse habitats across California? From desert to coast, from sea level to 10,000+ feet, they play important roles in our natural communities. Though encounters with these elusive big cats are uncommon, it is always important to remember what to do should you find yourself crossing paths with a lion: Avoid hiking alone, especially between dusk and dawn when lions are more active. Most lions avoid confrontation and people, but should you see one stay calm and do not run. Mountain Lions instinctively chase prey, running may trigger this instinct. Try to appear larger, raising your hands and facing the animal loudly. Do not be afraid to fight back need be. Remember: sightings are uncommon and encounters or attacks are even more rare. Being prepared for hiking in wilderness areas includes knowledge of what to do in cases of wildlife interactions. (Pictured: Interpreter Michele Hernandez instructing hikers on Mountain Lion safety)
10/14/18: Today we took a scenic drive out to Julian, California and into Cuyamaca Rancho State Park where we hiked the Stonewall Peak Trail. Driving into the park we drove through misty clouds and were worried we didn’t dress warm enough (we stopped at a picnic area on the drive in to use the bathrooms and we could see our breath!) but once we got to the parking area at Paso Picacho Campground the sky was blue and the sun was warm. We got to the top and had breathtaking 365 degree views. #stonewallpeak #cuyamacaranchostatepark #sandiego #sandiegohiking #sandiegoviews #hiking #getoutdoors #nature #mountains #tjams
A Sunday morning foggy drive through the hills, for fall colors and apple pie... #Julian #fall #applepie #hills #october #cuyamacaranchostatepark #colors #sundaydrive #foggy
It was good to reconnect with my little sis. Even if she did have earbuds in. #bothintroverts #bothhikers #hike #hikesandiego #hikesocal #cuyamacaranchostatepark
White tailed kite in a dive
Camping last night was waylaid by a pretty solid thunderstorm so we all ended up at a #littlecabininthewoods where the girls slept in front of a real wood burning stove. #kidsplay #lifeincolor #familymoments #cuyamacaranchostatepark #momentstoremember
Last weekend was awesome!! Loved having @tylerkilbs and @stillnessinmotion in town! The highlight was watching Kilbury do the incredible and run a 100k race (that’s 62 miles!) through the mountains... He killed it! 🏃🏻‍♂️#hejustfeltlikerunning #superhero #superfriends #runningmotivation #cuyamacaranchostatepark #cuyamaca100k #carlsbadbeach #carlsbad #carlsbadca #julian #julianca #japanesegarden #balboapark #sandiegoliving #sandiego
Tbt to this past Sunday during the @cuyamacaranchosp hike. They have hikes almost weekly and the temperatures are perfect this time of year. 📷: @cuyamacaranchosp #sandiego #julian #getlost #justkiddingwehadamap #rangerknowstheway #cuyamacaranchostatepark #takeahike #hiking #hike #hikecalifornia #socal
What it looks like when we have a 60% chance of rain and you hike anyways 😐 was really hoping for clouds but it was beautiful and finally not too hot for a hike. Check out @cuyamacaranchosp and come hike on Sunday. I’ll talk your ear off about nature and stuff it’s fun I promise 🙃
Here are some highlights from our hike last week, please join us this Sunday! Meet at East Mesa Parking (no fee 🎉) at 9am on October 14th for a 6 mile loop through Oak and Pine trails. Plan ahead ✔️ bring plenty of water and use the restroom before the hike because there are no facilities at the parking area. We hope to see you there! (Rain cancels guided hikes, please leave pets at home)
#ThrowbackThursday to our Cuyamaca Campout! 🏕 With World Mental Health Day just past, we're looking closely at how to lead a life that nourishes balance. ☯ Your wellbeing ALWAYS matters! . Mundo is all about that, whether or not you're on a retreat. This campout was a community gathering to remember all the local ways we can take care of ourselves: with just a couple doses of nature time and human connection. 💛 . How are you upholding your mental health as a person, business, family member, partner, worker, creator? ✨ Share in comments to help someone out! 👇🏽#mundoadventures
I ❤️ Cuyamaca Peak Aid Station. Run streak day: 2,861. Flashback to Saturday when I was feeling like a NASCAR driver pulling into The Peak aid station with my very own personal pit crew. Wow, Angela Shartel @angelashartel... you and the entire team at The Peak aid station were INCREDIBLE. Just look at the love we get coming in with personal misting, efficient fuel and bottle-filling, themed entertainment, friendly faces, and all the smiles (race photography captured here by our friend T-bone @t.allin.h and tallinhphoto.com — nice work behind the camera, bubs!). Love y’all!! ✌🏼❤️😊🐰🌱 As always, many thanks to all of the amazing volunteers and huge congrats to everyone who crossed that finish line! ✌🏼❤️😊🐰🌱 #cuyamacapeak #100k #cuyamaca100k #ultramarathon #cuyamacaranchostatepark #muirenergy #fuelyouradventure #runinrabbit #borntorunfree #rabbitresults #altrarunning #zerolimits #procompression #keepittight #keephammering #trailrunning #nobodycaresworkharder #furtherfasterstronger #doepicshit #lovethepain #optoutside #dreambig #moab240 #200isthenew100 #runitfast #instarunners #runsteepgethigh #dirtbagrunners #plantbased #poweredbyplants
Some Muleys and their cute ears from the other day
Because when you stop and look around this life is pretty amazing ✨
ZLAC hiking club was at it again this weekend! The friends enjoyed the climb up #stonewallpeak in #cuyamacaranchostatepark just outside San Diego. Come join the crew next time! #zlacrowingclub #rowerswhohike #womenwhohike #strongwomen #sandiego #hikesandiego #natureisamazing #aintnomountainhighenough #crewfamily #rowingworkout #crosstraining #regattaready
This is relaxing. Celebrated my goal of 90 days (technically 91) of no boozing or puffing w/ the fam. Feeling good, feeling fine. #goodkompany #campinglife #rialta #cuyamacaranchostatepark #julian #samiandmiley #bobsdogvoice
Coming into Camp Cuyamaca at the end of loop two (Mile 43) of @cuyamaca100k. I heard two different people tell me I was looking strong.  I really wanted to let them know that it was only for the photos!  That said, there were photographers everywhere along the course.  I can’t wait to see the photos from this race, and just maybe that had something to do with my speed in that first loop? 📸: @alyssf #cuyamaca100k #cuyamacaranchostatepark #ultrarunner #ultramarathon #patagoniatrailrunning #altrarunning #gurocktane #ultimatedirection #springenergy   #squirrelsnutbutter
A happy little native bee living in a world of golden sunflower forests 🤗🌻🐝
Today is Indigenous People's Day; remembering those who came before and remain today, carrying on traditions tied to an enduring relationship with the land. The Kumeyaay are the people indigenous to this region, utilizing rich natural resources from the area for their daily lives and traditions still practiced today. Evidence of the Kumeyaay people and their culture can be observed throughout Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, like this bedrock mortar that is essential in the processing of acorns to food. #IndigenousPeoplesDay
Misty fall hikes like this 👌🏼
Seeking my next adventure ⛰🏜
Having run the longer ultra distances with crew and without crew, I have learned what a mental advantage you gain having friends waiting for you along the course.  It was great to have @alyssf crewing for me this past weekend at the Cuyamaca 100k.  I apologize for the dirty socks, smelly shirts, half eaten candy bars, sticky gel trash, and the hours and hours of sitting waiting for me to come running through.  Thanks so much for crewing for me and helping me stick to the plan.  You were great. #runningfriends #thanksforcrewing #youwillberunningagainsoon #Cuyamaca100k #cuyamacaranchostatepark #ultrarunner #ultramarathon #patagoniatrailrunning #altrarunning #gurocktane #ultimatedirection #springenergy
All the stars aligned for the Cuyamaca 100k this year.  The weather was beautiful.  Adding a fair amount of cycling into my training put me on fresh legs that were ready for all the hills.  Even the prerace pizza ranked up there with some of those New York pizza’s from my college days. The course had a great mix of technical and runnable sections.  The markings were great, I never once had to question whether I was on course or not, even with the evening wind on loop three.  Aid stations and volunteers were super helpful and kept my water bottles full and me moving.  Great job @gratefuldad116. I had an ‘A’ goal of sub 14 and a ‘B’ goal of breaking my Javelina PR last year of 15:36:10.  I was ahead of my sub 14 splits through the first loop (Mile 32). I managed to keep with my splits on the climb at the beginning of loop 2, but as things leveled out and I headed back down into the aid station I didn’t have the legs to keep it up.  Loop 3 I just tried to keep moving and run as much as I could.  I was very happy with a 14:51:45 finish.  Almost a 45 minute PR on a more difficult course. #cuyamaca100k #cuyamacaranchostatepark #patagoniatrailrunning #altrarunning #ultimatedirection #springenergy #guroctane #squirrelsnutbutter #ultramarathon #ultrarunning #ultrarunner
Awesome weekend cheering @kelleywandersfaster on at the Cuyamaca 100K (and trying out my hammock😁). Got my first taste of the ultra running community banding together to help every runner out. #ultrarunning #exploreyourstateparks #cuyamaca100k #cuyamacaranchostatepark #running
Today was a good lesson for me. Things don’t always turn out the way you expect, but that’s okay. 😊 It turned out to be quite the perfect day. #sandiego #julian #cuyamacaranchostatepark #julianfarmandorchard #thattitalifetho #takeahike #hiking #hike
Such joy a year ago when I managed to salvage 5 years of Western States qualifiers at Cuyamaca 100K- surrounded by the beauty of the mountains outside of San Diego, I found my love for the trails again and a bit of faith in my capacity to manage them. Those lessons and that experience would carry me through the subsequent months through a lottery draw, through the training, and on to the track in Auburn! #gratitude #joy #findyourself #again #cuyamaca100k #cuyamacaranchostatepark #westernstatesqualifier #ws100 #projectpurple 💜🏃🏼‍♀️🦏💜
The evolution of team group selfie. #zlac #rowerswhohike #stonewallpeak #cuyamacaranchostatepark
We need to do this again SOON! 💗
I ❤️ Cuyamaca 100K. Run streak day: 2,858. Final tuneup training run in the bank (and 4th Cuyamaca 100K finish) before returning to Moab 240 next week. Mahalo to Katey @kateykainani for pacing me from Sunrise Aid Station to the Finish Line — wow, those winds 🌬were wild! Now, it’s time to shift focus on a quick recovery with healthy #plantbased nutrition, @procompression graduated compression socks, epsom baths with @savasanaepsom , easy running & stretching, and lots of HyperVolt massage @hyperice. As always, many thanks to all of the amazing volunteers and huge congrats to everyone who crossed that finish line! ✌🏼❤️😊🐰🌱 #cuyamaca100k #ultramarathon #100k #cuyamacaranchostatepark #muirenergy #fuelyouradventure #runinrabbit #borntorunfree #rabbitresults #altrarunning #zerolimits #procompression #keepittight #keephammering #trailrunning #nobodycaresworkharder #furtherfasterstronger #doepicshit #lovethepain #optoutside #dreambig #moab240 #runitfast #instarunners #runsteepgethigh #dirtbagrunners #plantbased #poweredbyplants #medalmonday #finishline
Get you a man who wakes up at the crack of dawn on a weekend to drive an hour away for a 2-hour hike up a mountain just 'cause you wanna 💪🏻😎💕
You can see the peak from the entrance of Paso "Pikachu" Campgrounds 💗
Taken from about 5000' elevation yesterday, you can see the marine layer is still thick on San Diego far before. . . . . . #splorin #fujifeed #fujifilm #fujifilm_xseries #fujifilmxt1 #sandiego #sandiegomountains #mountainbiking #cuyamacaranchostatepark
Have you caught a glimpse of the Bald Eagles at Lake Cuyamaca? A nesting pair has been observed throughout the northern section of the park and lake area for a number of years. Our national symbol is not exactly a common sight in California, with past numbers showing a mere 20 nesting pairs across the state. Numbers have since increased and we have been excited to see one of these pairs take up residence in the park 🦅
The other golden hour. I'm not usually riding early enough to see this one. . . . . #fujifeed #fujifilm #fujifilm_xseries #fujifilmxt1 #goldenhour #mountainbiking #mountainbike #cuyamacaranchostatepark #singletrack
All packed and ready for #cuyamaca100k on Saturday.  After running #neversummer100k 10 weeks ago with a pack full of gear, I’m excited for a minimalist approach to this race.  The forecast is near perfect.  My legs are feeling fresh.  Check the link on my profile if you want to track me this weekend.  #squirrelsnutbutter #altrarunning #balegasocks #guroctane #springenergy #nakedrunningband #ultimatedirection #buff #patagoniatrailrunning #ultramarathon #trailrunning #cuyamacaranchostatepark #cuyamacapeak #runcalifornia #dirtbagrunners #runnersofinstagram #ultrarunning #ultrarunner
One of the most gorgeous yote coats I have ever seen 😍 #suchagoodlookinyote #snatched
Thankful that you kill all the spiders for me idk what I’ll ever do without you @the.lifting.esti . . . Also what’s that law where you’ve been living together so long you are seen as basically married? . . 📷: @lazykrogan68_ww . . #notnationalboyfriendday #appreciationpost #ifyoulikeitputaringonit #stonewallpeak #bestfriends #sandiego #gooutside #sunrise #mountains #cuyamacaranchostatepark #happygirlsclub #hikingfordummies #mornings
Have you seen this plant? An underrated fall color plant in San Diego is California Buckwheat. Found throughout the county and in several varieties Buckwheat changes color as it goes to seed, creating beautiful rusty or pinkish copper hues. These reddish shades from the plant can be seen all over the park this time of year, and adds to the warm glowing fall color we all enjoy. Keep an eye out for this native plant next time you visit the park!
Bring on the colder hiking temps pleaseee #throwback
Yesterday’s weather made me really happy #glowingmeadowsandclouds
¡Bienvenidos! #CuyamacaRanchoStatePark te invita a celebrar #NationalHispanicHeritageMonth y conéctate con la #naturaleza y tu familia en la zona prístina de las sierras del Condado de #SanDiego Welcome! Cuyamaca Rancho State Park welcomes you to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month and connect with nature and your family at San Diego's pristine slice of the sierras.
Some of the best views of our beautiful county can be found atop Cuyamaca Peak. Have you summited the second tallest peak in San Diego? If you have, please share your experience(s) in the comments below! 📷: @sashivone #hikesandiego
Oakzanita is less known peak in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. We hardly see anyone there every time we hike. But the view from the top is impressive. And there are so many different trails to take on this side of the park,you can take a different route every time. Highlight of the day was seeing wild turkeys. #hiking #hikesd #sdhikes #sdhikers #52hikechallenge2018 #oakzanitapeak #cuyamacaranchostatepark #wildturkeys #notburbon #afootandafieldinsdc
Xavier and I woke up at the crack of dawn and crushed the hike to the top of the world again 🌄 From the 5700 foot peak we saw the ocean, Palomar Mountain Observatory, Anza Borrego Desert, the Salton Sea, Laguna Mountains, and México. . . . . . #stonewallpeak #5700feet #cuyamacaranchostatepark #morningcrew #hike #4miletrail #lakecuyamaca #hikesandiego #xavierspotting
Garter snake friend 🐍💕
Last post of this awesome 5 day weekend. I'm excited for the week to start so it can be Saturday already and I can go hiking again. 😎 The climb is always worth it!! #sandiego #sandiegolife #sandiegomountains #sandiegohiking #sandiegoadventures #hiking #hikingadventures #hikingsandiego #cuyamacaranchostatepark #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnessrewards #earlymornings #sunrisehike
This has been a great past 5 days off of work for me to relax and recharge. I definitely made the most out of it and feel blessed to live here. #sandiego #sandiegolife #sandiegomountains #sandiegohiking #sandiegoadventures #hiking #hikingadventures #hikingsandiego #cuyamacaranchostatepark #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnessrewards #earlymornings #sunrisehike
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