Tag: sierra madre ridge

  • The Hunt for 26W03

    The Hunt for 26W03

    “Climbing Up on Salisbury Hill …” Some time ago, the idea of exploring the old Salisbury Trail — last seen fading into obscurity on the 1988 quadrangles — was bandied about by a small crew of USFS volunteer wilderness rangers. Lead dog among these proceedings was Mark Subbotin, who in recent years has really led…

  • Diamond in the Rough: Santa Barbara Potrero

    Diamond in the Rough: Santa Barbara Potrero

    d/b/a Station to Station No. 5: Sierra Madre Guard Station CCC Boys at Santa Barbara Potrero, 1938 (more on Company 2925-C later). And yes, the enamel sign reads “Santa Barbara Potrero Camp.” In the summer of 2011, the RSO endeavored to walk and reconnoiter the Sierra Madre Road and a number of its curiosities from…