Tromp Blog

Hike The Great Park: Ocean View Summit

The view from Ocean View Summit is very similar to this one from McCrary Ridge: forested ridges leading to the sparkling Pacific. Photo by Miguel Vieira on Wikimedia Commons.

This Big Basin hike offers a stunning summit-to-sea perspective on the Great Park, a 200-square-mile swath of Santa Cruz Mountain redwood forest.

The Return of the Beaver

A video released last week shows what may be the first beaver to set up shop on Los Gatos Creek in 150 years.

Video of a beaver living on Los Gatos Creek could be evidence of an ecological comeback.