Hiking the Backbone Trail, Malibu

Only one week after returning home to Marina del Rey from our successful trip to Mammoth we were starved for more trail. So we turned to my book, Day Hikes in Los Angeles, for some local inspiration. We …

Hiking in Mammoth

My parents invited my sister’s family and us to all stay in a condo together in the Mammoth Lakes town. ┬áSimon and I were both thrilled and frightened at the prospect of bringing Gabriel (who would be just …

Topanga Canyon Hike

This was Gabriel’s first official hike! Donned with a baby hiking backpack “Tatonka” (that was thoughtfully given to us by Nanna Pam), hats, a bagged lunch and some water, we were hitting the trail for the first time. …