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Mermaids Sighted on OCEAN DAY

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Black Rock: Backpack across the volcanic spine of Santa Cruz Island

Ducking out from under the canopy of island oaks I headed southeast swapping out between old ranching roads and steep single track trails winding toward the ominous ridgeline of Montanon on Santa Cruz Island. The Channel Islands National Park owns only 24 percent of the largest island off the California coast, and this is arguably the best way to experience its relatively lush flora surrounding Prisoners Harbor, in contrast to the more arid southeast… Read more »