By hiking at night, nature lovers gain new perspectives while escaping crowds
By Rachael Davies, Published March 10, 2021 • 9 min read
Photographer Rebecca Douglas has always been fascinated by the night sky.
Her love of the stars has taken the U.K. resident on “star walking” trips to Iceland and into the Arctic, where she steps out onto darkened trails to capture twinkling constellations and glowing planets in her images.
If you’ve had enough sand and surf, lace up your hiking boots.
San Diego’s surrounding geography lends itself to tons of trips for all skill levels and interests, ranging from rocky rambles along ocean cliffs to lengthy treks up mountains and into biodiverse forests.
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, Sunset Cliffs, and Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve are just a few of the natural gems that will take your time in San Diego to new heights.
Whether you just want a perfect moment in front of a tidepool or are into backwoods trekking, you don’t have to stray too far from the city for the best hikes in San Diego.
It’s the nature of the wolf to travel. By age two, wolves of both sexes usually leave their birth packs and strike out on their own, sometimes covering hundreds of miles as they search for mates and new territory. Whatever the reason, when wolves move, they do it with intent—and quickly. Humans don’t know how they decide which way to go, but the choice is as important as any they’ll ever make.