Whew! I need to unwind a little. I need a little soothing of the soul. Maybe we all do. And nothing does the job like nature. I've been hiking in these hills, walking these trails since 1963. Most of the hills are gone; carved into geometric blocks, and crammed full of housing tracts. Thankfully though, a good portion of this land, including an area we called Powder Canyon, and a three or four mile stretch of ridgeline has been set aside as wilderness preserve. All this glory is hidden right in the middle of the Los Angeles/Orange County megalopolis. Sort of like the last secret spot on the coast. Enjoy.