Hiking is one of my favorite things, and I love that there are many trails all around Southern California. I have shared in earlier posts I do not believe you must have a gym membership to be active and healthy, and this is something I came to realize as a pedestrian and bicyclist. One thing people find surprising about me is I hate to drive, so I have never done it. When I was younger people kept asking me when I was going to start driving, and I finally got to the point I told them I do not plan on ever being behind the wheel.
A couple of years ago I started commuting on a bicycle, which cuts down travel time, but I still love to walk. In my free time I like to go for walks around the city, and hikes on nature trails. This spring I truly need to go for more hikes, and the nearby hills are calling my name. I wish I could go hiking in the San Bernardino Mountains more often, but when I am not up there the local trails here in the Inland Valley will suffice.
Here is a video showing my trek up a steep trail. I even found a prickly pear cactus along the way. This video illustrates how there are hiking trails near the city, and you just have to search for these on Google maps.