Snow Day on Josephine Peak (W6 CT-025) 5558 ft 26 January

Dan NA6MG and I hiked to Josephine Peak, meeting up by the start of the Josephine jeep road at the Clear Creek ranger station on the Angeles Crest Highway. The hike turned out to be a very good one, because of the nice snow we found higher up. It had been raining heavily in LA…

January Hikes to Occidental, Pk4202

On 8 January 2017 Dan NA6MG and I activated Occidental Peak W6 CT-098. No snow and a warm day 50F/10C between rain storms Dan at the helipad After a nice hike I set up on the summit, Dan a hundred feet back along the path. We both operated on HF, 2m was a bust for…

New Year’s Day Hike to Hoyt Mountain (W6 CT-146) 4404ft, 1 January 2017

I think this is my 5th hike of Hoyt Mountain. The weather forecast was nice for New Year’s day, but cloudy and rainy after that. There had been snow during the night so I wanted to see if there was any on Hoyt at 4400 ft. My first activation here:  https://halssota.wordpress.com/2013/04/06/hoyt-mountain-w6ct-146/ The trail head is…