A Little Snow on Josephine Peak (W6 CT-025) 5558 ft, 26 Feb 2015

Thought I would try another bike ride. The weather was predicted sunny, light winds, and cool but not cold temperatures. Set off from Clear Creek on the Angeles Crest Highway, the temperature was 42F (5C), with no wind. The starting elevation is 3700 feet. SOTA Peaks left to right: Peak 4202 (W6 CT-150), Hoyt Mountain…

“Winter” Bike Ride to Mt. Gleason (W6 CT-017) 6520 ft, 16 Feb 2015

Our hot, dry “winter” continues…and other parts of the country get many feet of snow! So today was a good day for a bike ride to Mt. Gleason, with light SW winds forecast and temperatures to 70F (20C). Dan NA6MG decided to activate neighboring Mt Pacifico (W6 CT-015) Started from Mill Creek Summit at 0615….

High Power on Hoyt Mountain (W6 CT-146) 4404 ft, 13 Feb 2015

I’m recovering from a cold and mild flu…this year’s flu vaccine doesn’t work. I wanted a fairly easy hike, so chose Hoyt which is about 45 minutes to the top and about 800 feet (250m) elevation gain. I also looked at VOACAP and saw that propagation is possible to Europe on 17m, so I brought…