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Vasquez Rocks w/ Karin Huebner {Polymathic Academy}

  • 10700 West Escondido Canyon Road Agua Dulce, CA 91350. (map)

Always wanted to hike with Peaks Legend Karin Huebner but couldn’t get an overnight spot? I’ve got some good news for you . Come check out this iconic Hollywood filming location on the Pacific Crest Trail with Dr. Huebner, director of the Sidney Harman Polymathic Academy!


PEAK: Vasquez Rocks


SCENERY: THE Vasquez Rocks, and hopefully a creek crossing!

FUN FACT: They have been used as a film site for Star Trek (Captain Kirk battling the Gorn), Blazing Saddles, The Flintstones and many others!


PROFESSOR: Karin Huebner

DEPARTMENT: USC Polymathic Academy

Karin Huebner is the Academic Director of the Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Studies, which focuses on bringing together people of all disciplines for conversation and action. She also has a Ph.D. in history and specializes in Gender and Sexuality, Native American Studies, and the North American West. Before her career in academia, Dr. Huebner was a professional tennis player, competing on the Women's World Tennis Tour and in the US Open, French Open, and Wimbledon. She has officially been inducted the Peaks Hall of Fame as a certified Peaks Legend.


TRIP LEAD: Hima Rajana

Is enthusiastic about cauliflower’s potential for world domination

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Read Hima’s bio here.