Big Pines Zipline: Soaring Over Wrightwood at 50 MPH

Update 2016: I have been told this location is closed until further notice.  When I hiked Mt Baden-Powell a few weeks ago I noticed the sign for Big Pines Ziplining and knew I had to check it out. Two weeks later and I was up on the course preparing for my first major ziplining excursion. That particular […]

Grizzly Cafe in Wrightwood: Homemade Potato Chips in a Mountain Lodge

When people think of Wrightwood, mostly it is for the winter time and the ski resort Mt High, but during the summer there is a plethora of things to do there as well. Some of my favorites include Big Horn Mine, Mt Baden Powell and zip lining with Big Pines. I am always trying to find […]

Big Horn Mine and Vincent Cabin Hike: Old Abandoned Mine

The hike to the beautiful and rugged Big Horn Mine has been on my radar for a long time. I was able to complete it around October, right before Southern California snow rolled in. It is a great way to explore the backcountry and to take in a little history while you are at it. […]