The San Gabriel Valley area has beautiful hikes just minutes away. But, if you have children, hiking can turn from fun, to work. Since we are stubborn (and by that I mean my husband) we kept trying to summit difficult hikes with our kids. But, we are getting old and finally choosing adventures that are more suitable to our children (and becoming more patient with dirt-play every 15 feet). Continue reading
Hike Length: 6 miles round trip; 1900′ elevation gain
San Gabriel Valley hike
This memorial day, we took our one and three-year old on a hike about 30 minutes outside of Pasadena, CA off the Angeles Crest Highway. The route was the Josephine Fire Road to Josephine Peak. We packed PBJ’s with snacks and loaded up the stroller. By the time we finally start driving my husband and I are exhausted from getting everyone and everything out the door and into the car that I wondered if it was worth it.