Paving Paradise & Putting Up Parking

This weekend, my girlfriend and I started off her career as an amateur day-hiker. I’ve always loved hiking and we were both excited, having gone to REI to get her boots, as we heading down Ortega Highway to the trailhead. It was the San Juan Loop trail, which is a good beginning trail because anyone who asks to be airlifted off that is never going to make it to the tougher trails.

Saturday morning was absolutely glorious out there. The waterfalls were thundering, the flowers were in bloom, the birds were singing pretty much the whole way through – we even found a very fresh mountain lion print, which was as big as Vicky’s foot, I kid you not! Afterwards, we crossed over to the candy store – nicest little place – you should go.

On the wall, as we walked up, we saw a huge display of signs reading, “Save Our Wilderness” and “Say NO to Killing Orange County’s Only Wilderness Resource” and “STOP THIS

1 Comment so far

  1. Travis (unregistered) on March 28th, 2005 @ 5:21 pm

    Take a stand: Bulldoze your own home and turn it into a nature sanctuary.

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