Articles From : LosPadresForest

  • Figueroa Mountain Wildflower Update 2

    There are more wildflowers on Figueroa Mountain this week than 2 weeks ago, but nowhere near as many as an average wildflower year. 

  • Public comments on Mount Pinos Forest Health and Fuels Reduction Project open through May 7

    The Los Padres National Forest is holding public comment on the Mount Pinos Forest Health and Fuels Reduction Project through May 7.

  • LPFA FUNDAMENTALS OF BACKPACKING 5 WEEK CLASS
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    LPFA FUNDAMENTALS OF BACKPACKING 5 WEEK CLASS

    The classes are designed for introductory backpackers of all ages but we promise, no matter what your backpacking skill level, there will be tons to learn. Our instructors are seasoned thru-hikers, local experts and gear gurus with decades of experience. The topics for the classes include: footwear, mapping/GPS, backpacks, ultralight, clothing systems, water filtration, sleeping options, shelters/tents/hammocks, cooking, electronics and we'll be heading into the wilds to learn together how to incorporate the classroom skills into your in-the-field experiences.