Hi, I'm Matt.

I created this website to share my beta for peakbagging routes across Southern California and beyond. To date, I have published 55 trip reports complete with photos and GPS tracks. I hope you find them useful for planning your next adventure!

I'm always looking for new hiking buddies. Don't hestitate to reach out if you'd like to join me on a future trip, or just chat about landscape photography, car camping hacks, plant-based recipes… whatever! You can find me on

See you out there! 🥾

Matt Molinare
Me on the summit of Pyramid Peak in Death Valley National Park, March 2024.

© 2024 Matt Molinare.

Disclaimer: Hiking has inherit risks. I am not responsible for any injuries that may occur while attempting to follow my routes. Do you own research, as trail conditions and access can change. Above all, please be safe and leave no trace.