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Step by Step Instructions for Summiting Saddleback

Orange County Register columnist David Whiting has published a detailed article that will be a great resource for anyone who lists climbing Saddleback as one of their New Year’s resolutions.

Complete Guide to Summiting Saddleback

Saddleback Mountain with Lake Rancho Santa Margarita in the foreground (image credit: Wikipedia)

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