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Do the highest peaks always have the best views? (A primer in topographic isolation and prominence)

San Jacinto Peak and Mt. Baldy are often thought of as the second and third tallest mountains in Southern California, behind San Gorgonio. In fact, they rank #6 and #22. However, as the tallest mountains in their ranges, San Jacinto and Mt. Baldy are better known than the actual #2 and #3 summits: Jepson Peak…

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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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Heart Rock Falls

Text and photography copyright 2011 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved. Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability. All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor activities. The author does not take any responsibility…

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Calabasas Peak

Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved. Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability. All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor activities. The author does not take any responsibility…

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