Rocky Pine Ridge Sierra Club Hike
By Robert Bernstein
We had fifteen happy hikers on my Rocky Pine Ridge Sierra Club hike last weekend. This is in the area near the top of Gibraltar Road near East Camino Cielo.
It was a bit warm up above the fog. But everyone had an enjoyable experience in this spectacular and unique spot.
Our first treat was this baby horned lizard along the slippery trail near the start:
Shane and Kelli came up from their home near Ojai for this unique hiking opportunity. They are well known in the Ojai area for their wonderful art and music events! Here they pose at the first overlook
of Rocky Pine Ridge:
Rocky Pine Ridge is one of my favorite places to bring out of town visitors and one of my favorite hikes overall. Not too strenuous, yet with spectacular views and the special joys of climbing over, under and between rocks and among pine trees. Many people call this area at the top of Gibraltar Road "The Rock Garden".
Remember, the Sierra Club usually has about four hikes each week. Here you can find one that is right for you!