Backbone Trail

Join outdoorsman Butchy Fuego for a four-day trek through the newly opened Backbone Trail.

Join musician and outdoorsman Butchy Fuego over the course of a four-day trek through the newly opened Backbone Trail across the Santa Monica Mountains. The Backbone Trail is comprised of 67 miles of unbroken trail in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

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    Backbone Trail

    Day 4

    On the last day of his adventure, Butchy Fuego reflects on his Backbone Trail experience.

    Day 4

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    Backbone Trail

    Day 3

    Butchy Fuego speaks with Raisca Cruz, a National Parks Service Ranger, and Fire Camp 13.

    Day 3

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    Backbone Trail

    Day 2

    Butchy Fuego runs into a group of third graders from Topanga Elementary Charter School.

    Day 2

Backbone Trail is a local public television program presented by PBS SoCal | KCET.