San Pedro Hill (W6/SC-345) 1470 ft, 23 May 2014

San Pedro Hill is the high point of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. It is not far from my house. The summit is shared by an FAA site and a private housing development. I drove up Crest Road and walked to the activation zone at the end. Crest Road ends at the FAA site entrance and the…

Hike to Mt. Waterman (8038 ft, W6/CT-012) 10 May 2014

It’s been more than a year since I last hiked Mt. Waterman, that time was on snow shoes. No snow this time! The weather was cool and very windy. Stopped at Newcomb’s Ranch and had a “GS Rider Special” – eggs covered with chili beans and hash browns on the side. 0745 at Newcomb’s Ranch….

Mt. Pacifico by Mountain Bike, 7124 ft (W6/CT-015), 3 May 2014

I had been planning this ride for some time, to coincide with the “QRP to the Field” and “International SOTA Weekend” activities. There are nice picnic tables and shady trees right at the top of Mt. Pacifico. The route up is along Santa Clara Divide Road for three and a half miles, then a mile…