dispatches & explored: December 2012

Series 21 West

“21! Read ’em and weep, boys.”

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Old School Signage: Franklin Trail, 1934

The image below is presented here courtesy Joan Rock Bailard, and was scanned from a b/w Kodak Brownie print by David Griggs of the Carpinteria Historical Museum; my thanks to both for the kind use. Shown above is the junction … Continue reading

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Station to Station: Pine Mountain Lodge (Part 1 of 2)

Part of the Footprints Project PML Prime Pano. Image courtesy and © The Los Padres Expat Ah, Pine Mountain Lodge. The very name invokes different feelings for different LPNF wanderers: most know it as the dusty and somewhat disappointing trail … Continue reading

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Kennedy Ridge Exploratory

Redbeards of the Fog and Drizzle, Unite! On a recent and ridiculously soggy Saturday, the RSO and I were convinced by Mother Nature to eschew an ambitious 48-hour sojourn to the Monterey RD of the Los Padres. We agreed an … Continue reading

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