I frequently complain about living in California but there is one thing for certain, we are very fortunate to live in an area which provides us with an abundance of opportunities to play outdoors. I've lived all over the valley, in this specific area for about ten years, and yet I'm still uncovering new places to explore.
Two weekends ago, I trekked up to the top of Mission Peak with some new friends. I'd been eyeing that hill for quite some time since there's a trail system closer to my house leading up that way. After exploring the top last weekend, I decided to connect the pieces. Using Google, I mapped the points and it claimed it was 14.4 miles one direction. 28 miles round trip is about what I had in mind -- it seemed perfect.