Gary Valle's Photography on the Run https://photographyontherun.com/wp/ Photography and inspiration from running and other adventures in the Open Space and Wilderness areas of California, and beyond. All content, including photography, is Copyright © 2006-2022 Gary Valle. All Rights Reserved. Sun, 04 Dec 2022 20:36:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Toyon Berries Everywhere https://photographyontherun.com/wp/toyon-berries-everywhere/ Mon, 28 Nov 2022 06:24:56 +0000 https://photographyontherun.com/wp/?p=4997 Last November and December there were almost no Toyon bushes in the Santa Monica Mountains with berries. This year the colorful orange-red “Christmas berries” are everywhere. The heavily-laden bush pictured above (and many others) were along the Rogers Road segment of the Backbone Trail, between Will Rogers State Park and Temescal Ridge Fire Road. Related … Continue reading Toyon Berries Everywhere

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Red Rock Canyon – Hondo Canyon – Saddle Peak Loop https://photographyontherun.com/wp/red-rock-canyon-hondo-canyon-saddle-peak-loop/ Sun, 06 Nov 2022 04:05:09 +0000 https://photographyontherun.com/wp/?p=4982 It was clear and cool when I started up Calabasas Peak fire road from the trailhead on Stunt Road. Several good trail runs and hikes start here; among them are out and backs to Calabasas Peak and Saddle Peak and an adventurous loop up Topanga Lookout Ridge to Topanga Lookout and Saddle Peak. This morning’s … Continue reading Red Rock Canyon – Hondo Canyon – Saddle Peak Loop

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Sunlit Rocks Along Castro Peak Motorway https://photographyontherun.com/wp/sunlit-rocks-along-castro-peak-motorway/ Mon, 24 Oct 2022 04:33:20 +0000 https://photographyontherun.com/wp/?p=4969 As I worked up the Bulldog climb on this morning’s run, I started to reminisce about the original Bulldog 50K course. When I reached the top, instead of making the usual turn to the left on Castro Peak Mtwy, I turned right, toward Castro Peak. Prior to 2004, this was the route of the Bulldog … Continue reading Sunlit Rocks Along Castro Peak Motorway

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A Bear on Rocky Peak Road? https://photographyontherun.com/wp/a-bear-on-rocky-peak-road/ Mon, 17 Oct 2022 03:01:34 +0000 https://photographyontherun.com/wp/?p=4928 Wait a minute… I stopped running down the hill and walked back to look at the sizable pile of scat. I was on Rocky Peak Road, at about mile 3 of an extended version of the Chumash – Las Llajas loop, and just past the top of the Chumash Trail. No doubt about it. It … Continue reading A Bear on Rocky Peak Road?

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San Gorgonio Mountain – September 2022 https://photographyontherun.com/wp/san-gorgonio-mountain-september-2022/ Sun, 25 Sep 2022 02:58:07 +0000 https://photographyontherun.com/wp/?p=4900 I wondered what the hikers would think when they reached this part of the Dollar Lake Trail. A few minutes before, we had all reached the junction of the Dollar Lake and Dry Lake Trails at the same time. They hadn’t done the peak before and were debating which trail to take. When I mentioned … Continue reading San Gorgonio Mountain – September 2022

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Sunrise Over the San Fernando Valley From Lasky Mesa https://photographyontherun.com/wp/sunrise-over-the-san-fernando-valley-from-lasky-mesa/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 03:12:40 +0000 https://photographyontherun.com/wp/?p=4893 The clouds were associated with a front that stalled to the north of Los Angeles, resulting in some surprising and substantial rainfall totals in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. No measurable rain was reported in Los Angeles County by the NWS. From an early morning run at Ahmanson Ranch (Upper Las Virgenes Canyon … Continue reading Sunrise Over the San Fernando Valley From Lasky Mesa

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