Posts Tagged: camping

The economics of a Baja adventure: an events and books review

Baja attracts a wide variety of personalities: Corporate life escapees in RVs, 4x4s, truck trailers, or expensive dual-sport motorcycles. Off-road racers with million-dollar machines. Millennials hauling backpacks or pedaling fat-tired bicycles. Tour groups buzzing across the landscape on dirt bikes. Retirees parked under a palapa with kayaks and cribbage tables. Surfers in vans. Sailors, fishers,… Read more »

The San Pedro Mártir and Lidia

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By Graham Mackintosh Northern Baja California’s Sierra de San Pedro Mártir is one of the least visited conifer forests in North America—a “sky island” surrounded by chaparral and desert. Not only has it been protected by its own isolation, since 1947 its natural beauty has been assured through the granting of national park status in… Read more »

Favorite Baja Summer Destination: Sierra de San Pedro Mártir

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By Graham Mackintosh For over 20 years I’ve been enjoying summer camping and hiking in Baja’s oldest National Park – the spectacular Parque Nacional Sierra de San Pedro Mártir. I even spent four months up there with two street dogs and no vehicle in the summer of 2001, an experience which gave rise to my third… Read more »

Meling Ranch Now Offering Multi-Day Horseback Trail Ride Adventures

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Starting July 2014, Meling Ranch is introducing a new, monthly, high desert saddle back trail ride adventure. Adventures will be scheduled each month starting in July, 2014.  The entire ride will be made through the high desert country along the base of the Sierra Pedro San Mártir, some of the highest mountains in Baja Mexico. The trail… Read more »

DBTC Staff Peninsula Picks: Baja Camping Spots

Ah the great outdoors! There’s nothing better than the smell of the ocean or mountains and spending the evenings around the campfire with friends and family. Here are a few of our favorite camping spots on the peninsula. “October!  I can’t think of a better time of year to visit Meling Ranch with it’s quaking… Read more »