Posted by: James Wapotich | December 18, 2017

Trail Quest: Arlington Peak

Hiked to Arlington Peak a couple weeks ago and continued on to Cathedral and La Cumbre Peaks. The peak was named after the once famous Arlington Hotel, Santa Barbara’s first luxury hotel.

Article appears in section A of the December 4th, 2017 edition of Santa Barbara News-Press.

Older articles can be seen by scrolling down or using the search feature in the upper right corner. Articles from the News-Press appear here a couple months after they appear in the paper.

Arlington Peak Dragon's Back Mission Canyon Cathedral La Cumbre hike trail Santa Barbara Los Padres National Forest

Arlington Peak and the Dragon’s Back are seen from the access road in Mission Canyon

White Mountain Santa Ynez Mountains Arlington Peak Cathedral La Cumbre Mission Canyon hike trail Santa Barbara Los Padres National Forest

White Mountain and the Santa Ynez Mountains are seen from the route to Arlington Peak

Arlington Peak Dragon's Back Cathedral La Cumbre hike trail Santa Barbara Los Padres National Forest

View towards Arlington Peak from the off-trail route

Cathedral Peak Arlington La Cumbre trail hike Santa Barbara Los Padres National Forest

The summit of Cathedral Peak is seen from the off-trail route

layout rebuilt arlington hotel santa barbara

Grounds and layout of the second, rebuilt Arlington Hotel, bordered by State, Victoria, Chapala, and Sola Streets.

 


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