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Mt Baldy Summit, Bear Canyon to Devils Backbone | Trail of the Week

Mt Baldy Summit, Bear Canyon to Devils Backbone | Trail of the Week

Just an hour drive from Los Angeles and Orange County, you can find Mount San Antonio, aka Mt Baldy. This is my favorite local trail to run and hik...
Mines of Spain Trail Running & Hiking in Dubuque, Iowa | Trail of the Week

Mines of Spain Trail Running & Hiking in Dubuque, Iowa | Trail of the Week

By Joshua Sun - trail runner, race director and proud QC-TUR(d).  Unless you're from the area, most of the trail and mountain running enthusiasts ...
Sullivan Canyon and Santa Monica Running Trails | Trail of the Week

Sullivan Canyon and Santa Monica Running Trails | Trail of the Week

By Gwendolyn Ostrosky - The Santa Monica Mountains may be best known for the 68 mile Backbone Trail that traverses from Will Rogers State Park in t...
Trail of the Week - Sam Merrill in the San Gabriel Mountains

Trail of the Week - Sam Merrill in the San Gabriel Mountains

Guest post by David Villalobos. At one time you would have taken a rail car up to Echo Mountain, where a hotel once stood. Today you have to take t...
Trail of the Week - Holy Jim Trail to Santiago Peak

Trail of the Week - Holy Jim Trail to Santiago Peak

Located in the heart of the Cleveland National Forest in the Saddleback Mountain Range, Holy Jim is a gem of a trail to run. Of the many trails in the Cleveland National Forest, Holly Jim is one of closest to most living in Orange County, however, it’s not the easiest to access.
Trail of the Week: Crystal Cove and Laguna Coast

Trail of the Week: Crystal Cove and Laguna Coast

Our first Trail of the Week is in Orange County at Crystal Cove State Park and Laguna Coast State Park. Our favorite local trail for running and hiking, these fire roads and single tracks have spectacular coastal views. Most trails are runnable with 200 to 300 feet per mile climbs for easy hikes and a long runs.