Category: Year End Best-Of Lists

Top 17 of ’17!

Thank you readers and hikers for a great 2017! This year saw a record setting amount of traffic to the site, a successful Opt Outside food drive on Black Friday, the site’s inclusion on the Mad Outdoorist’s list of top outdoor blogs and the posting of more than 100 new hikes – ranging from volcanic…

Rattlesnake Peak, Angeles National Forest, CA

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Top 16 of ’16!

Thank you readers for a terrific 2016! It was another landmark year for NHLA with more than 180,000 people visiting the site and receiving awards from outlets such as HealthListed and FeedSpot. The food drive/hike event “Will Hike For Food: Rocky Peak” helped the West Valley Food Pantry help those in need. More than 100…

View from Eureka Peak, Joshua Tree National Park

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Top 15 hikes of ’15!

Thank you readers for your continued support and encouragement of this website! In 2015, NHLA received more traffic than any other year. The site continued expanding into the outdoors/hiking community, networking with other sites such as SoleLabz and being featured as a resource by  outlets such as Inside Hook, CBS Local, We Like LA and…

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Top 14 hikes of ’14!

Greetings readers and hikers, I hope this has been a happy, fun and successful year for you all! As is tradition on this site, for the last post of the year we present a list of the highlights from the last 365 days. It was a banner year for NHLA – we passed one million…

View from the Sam Merrill Trail near Echo Mountain, Altadena, CA

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Top 13 of 13!

With almost 100 hikes posted – including diverse destinations as Joshua Tree National Park, the Channel Islands, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Gaviota State Park – there’s no doubt that 2013 was a great year for Nobody Hikes in L.A.!  Thank you readers for your continued support, encouragement and generosity.  As has become tradition on this…

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Top 12 hikes of ’12!

Greetings hikers, and thank you for making 2012 a successful year for the Nobody Hikes in L.A. Blog!  In addition to record-setting traffic, highlights of the year included developing a relationship with the Catalina Island Conservancy, whose generous support made possible several posts about hiking on the island; renewing our affiliation with Amazon; becoming an…

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Top 11 hikes of ’11!

Greetings hikers – I hope that 2011 was a great year for you on the trails and off.  As this year winds down, I’ll share with you my 11 favorite hikes I did in 2011.  Maybe some will be familiar to you; maybe some will be targets for you in 2012.   #11) Sandberg/Golden Eagle…

Mt. Williamson, Angeles National Forest

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My top 10 hikes of ’10!

Greetings readers.  I want to thank all of you for helping support this blog since its launch in May.  I’m always happy to get feedback and to hear that my reports on these hikes have inspired my readers to get out into nature and explore some of the great outdoors around Los Angeles.  As I’m…

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