Monthly Archives: February 2011

Coyote Creek Parkway – exploration

The day of this hike was “the great snow day” in the Bay Area.  For the past few days the weather forecasters had been predicting significant snowfall at the higher elevations and the possibility of snow reaching the ground at … Continue reading

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Yountville Cross Road

This segment is in the North Bay area, starting at the north end of the town of Napa, so it turned out to be convenient to hike it on my way to a Lake Tahoe weekend.  The weather was spectacular, … Continue reading

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Kennedy Grove to Tilden Park

I selected this hike, on this occasion, because I was going to Berkeley afterward and was interested in hiking generally in that area.  It was kind of a nostalgic hike as well, since I’d gone to graduate school at Cal … Continue reading

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Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve – east end

For my second Bay Area Ridge Trail hike I wanted to complete the east end of the section through Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve, and I was able to do this two weeks after hiking the west end.  Since the … Continue reading

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Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve – west end

This was the first hike in my recently-identified “project” to hike as much as possible of the Bay Area Ridge Trail, and it was my first substantial (over 10-mile) hike since completing my circuit of the Tahoe Rim Trail in … Continue reading

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Bay Area Ridge Trail – introduction

As mentioned in my introductory post, a primary motivation for this blog is to share my experiences hiking the system of trails designated as the Bay Area Ridge Trail.  This trail system is a work in progress, with approximately 330 … Continue reading

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Hello world! part 2

This posting is intended to be a brief introduction: why I’m writing this blog and what I hope to accomplish. Basically I enjoy day-hiking on and exploring the multitude of varied trails in the San Francisco Bay Area and other … Continue reading

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