Point 4202 (CT-150), 27 April 2013

Today was the “QRP to the Field” (QRPTTF) activity, in which stations would set up near historic trails or roads (e.g. US 66) or mountain summits. I chose “Point 4202”, a 4202 foot summit off the Angeles Crest Highway. About 500 foot elevation and a half mile easy hike. Slowly working my way from West…

San Gabriel Peak (6161 ft, W6/CT-019), 19 April 2013

6100 foot San Gabriel Peak is a nice hike from Eaton Saddle. Eaton Saddle is about 2.5 miles up the Mt. Wilson Road. I parked at the large parking lot, the Valley Forge Trail also comes in there. The first mile is on the old Mt. Lowe Road. A tunnel built in 1942, the sign…

Hoyt Mountain (4404 ft. W6/CT-146), 5 April 2013

This is a nice mountain off the Angeles Crest Highway a few miles before the junction with the Angeles Forest Highway. The first part of the hike is steep with slippery gravel. The summit is well beyond the high point in the picture below. The LA Basin was covered in clouds and it was nice…