Monthly Archives: May 2011

Pioneer Trail – central portion

This hike turned out to be kind of an exploration of the portion of the Pioneer Trail from Bowman Lake Road to the equestrian staging area near Washington Overlook.  The Pioneer Trail runs for 25 miles, mostly along CA 20 from … Continue reading

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Tilden Park (Inspiration Point to Fish Ranch Road)

About 3 months after a previous hike in the Tilden Park area I had an opportunity to return and hike the adjacent segment of the Bay Area Ridge Trail in the southern portion of the park and a bit further … Continue reading

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Foresthill to Rucka Chucky

This was a group hike of a portion of the Western States Trail, which may be kind of an informal name for the trail used in the Western States Endurance Run, one of the more renowned ultra-endurance runs.  The run … Continue reading

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