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Articles by James Wapotich

About James Wapotich

James Wapotich is an experienced backpacker and has hiked many of the trails in our local backcountry. He is a Volunteer Wilderness Ranger with the Forest Service, has led groups into the wilderness and is the author of the weekly hiking column Trail Quest in the Santa Barbara NewsPress. If you have a favorite hike, a trail you're curious about or questions about the local backcountry, send them to James at

Wandering Forth In All Directions

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TLVC’s James Wapotich offers a chance to hike the pastoral byways of roads less traveled. First in a series of suggested trails.

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