Located just a quick 25 minutes give or take from L.A cental, the Malibu Canyon area offers a fantastic variety of fauna, flora and terrain for the beginner to expert naturalist/hiker/adventurer. many species of sage, grasses, herbs, trees, shrubs and the like abound in the Malibu canyon. A few favorites of mine is the California Oak, California Black Walnut, Coastal Sage, California Yuka, and less common California White Alder. Just a few of the many species of wildlife include: bobcats, coyote, mountain lion, Owls, rabbits, deer, hawks, crows, mice, snakes, gophers and rats. The geology includes many forms of strata including: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock, and a plethora of geologic formations such as alluvial fans, deltas, gullies,thrust faulting, cliffs, stone runs and stacks.
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Panning for Gold with Jesse Martinez in the San Gabriel Mountain range, Los Angeles County, CaliforniaPosted in Dogtown, Los Angeles, travel, Uncategorized with tags adventure, adventure guide, american, ca, City of Los Angeles, custom tour guides of america, custom tours of los angeles, geri, gold panning, jesse martinez, Los Angeles, pro skaters, Skateboarding, tour, tour guide who speaks japanese, tra, travel, travel guide, united states, unusual tours of los angeles, Venice on September 18, 2011 by gerilewis001
Perhaps you are looking for something completely different to do than visiting the skatepark or surfing. Well check out what retired pro skateboarder Jesse Martinez and I do for fun and relaxation. The location is in the east fork of the San Gabriel Mountain range in Los Angeles County about 35 minutes from home in Venice, Ca. If you wish to try your luck at finding real California gold as well as hang out with Dogtown legends, Jesse and I will take you on a day trip or custsomize your trip to your desire. Check out the videos to see how to extract and pan for gold just like the 49ers of yesteryear the results and the rugged beauty of the San Gabriel Mountians and real California California Gold. The gold is very pure about 18-24 karrat