I made it out of the house in the late afternoon and headed over to Deer Canyon in Laguna Coast Wilderness. I have this love/hate relationship with Deer Canyon. My love is that it’s a lot of single track with some exceptional views. My hate is it’s a run that is down down down into a canyon. Which means up up up back to the car.
Did I say exceptional views?
Did I say up up up? Here’s the trail coming back up out of the canyon:
And the elevation profile:
I made it out and back onto Red Tail Ridge just in time for this:
Oh to live in Southern California in winter!
Now for the unpleasant stuff:
- Calorie budget: 1530
- Calories consumed: 2066
- Exercise allowance: 3.7 miles, 536 calories
- Too few/(too many): (196)