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Hello and welcome, I’m Chris Griffith, aka SDPeakbagger. I started this site to chronicle my attempt to complete the 100 Peak Challenge. Since then it has grown to log my other hiking adventures, mostly around other hiking challenges. While not a collection of turn-by-turn guides, my trip reports and photos should give you a good sense of the hike and the route you can follow. See you at the summit!


  • Little Lakes Valley

    Little Lakes Valley

    After spending the night at the Grandview Campground, I made my way toward Mosquito Flat Trailhead to begin my backpacking trip in Little Lakes Valley. While I could have made breakfast at the campground, I had a recommendation to stop at the Rock Creek Lakes Resort and have breakfast there instead. After enjoying some eggs, … Continue reading Little Lakes Valley

  • Ancient Bristlecone Forest

    Ancient Bristlecone Forest

    As my backpacking trip in Little Lakes Valley drew near, I began to have concerns about the weather. While the chance of an afternoon thunderstorm is common during this time of year in the Sierras, I began thinking of having some backup plans just in case there was some serious weather. Whitney Portal has been … Continue reading Ancient Bristlecone Forest

  • Annie’s Canyon via San Elijo Lagoon

    Annie’s Canyon via San Elijo Lagoon

    Was looking for another easy hike to test my foot’s recovery and remembered I had not hiked the new connector bridge under the I-5. Since the main lot was full, we parked across the street at the water district. We strolled along the wide path toward the freeway. Partway, a trail left the main path … Continue reading Annie’s Canyon via San Elijo Lagoon