While sitting on a bench after most of the descent from Cold Springs Trail, this guy asked if I knew the way to a specific basin he wanted to see. I gave him directions and pursued a short conversation with him before asking if he would stand in for a photograph.

Dave is from San Diego and goes to San Diego State University. He ventures up to the Santa Barbara, Montecito and Goleta areas to visit his girlfriend Lizzy, who schools at UCSB. He doesn’t mind the commute as he loves seeing his girls but also “both SB an SD are sick areas.” Dave is an avid outdoors kid, he’s a lifeguard and hiking is a must in his free-time.

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Dave and I up Cold Springs trail in Montecito.

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