Monthly Archives: July 2012

Indian Tree Open Space Preserve

Once again I returned to hike in Marin County on my way back to the Bay Area from the Lake Tahoe area.  This time I had selected the segment of the Bay Area Ridge Trail in the Indian Tree Open Space … Continue reading

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Tahoe City bike path to Skylandia Park

I am tempted to title this post “Training Can Be Fun (Revisited)” because, in a way, it is a continuation of a training walk I did last August starting from the same place just west of Tahoe City on CA-89.  … Continue reading

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Tahoe Rim Trail: Kingsbury Grade to Spooner South

The section of the Tahoe Rim Trail between Kingsbury Grade and Spooner Summit is one of my favorites: it’s pretty, the trail is well-graded and not too rocky, and the panoramic views of Lake Tahoe from The Bench are breath-taking.  This … Continue reading

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Bay Area Ridge Trail: 18-month update

Once again it’s time for a 6-month update on my “project” to hike the Bay Area Ridge Trail.  This update covers the period from 16 January 2012 through 16 July 2012.  Both this 6-month period and the previous one were … Continue reading

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Ice Age Trail – near Verona

This was the second half of a single-day hike that included sections on two different trail systems: the Military Ridge Trail and the Ice Age Trail.  The first part was on the Military Ridge Trail from Riley to Verona, and … Continue reading

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Military Ridge Trail – Riley to County PB Trail Head

While in Madison, Wisconsin for a visit with my brother, I went for a second hike/walk.  One thing that I enjoy about hiking is exploring trails and trail systems that are new for me.  This hike included first-time experiences with … Continue reading

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Southwest Commuter Path, Madison, WI (east end)

On a return trip to Madison, Wisconsin, to visit my brother, I wanted to walk the eastern portion of the Southwest Commuter Path.  Last July I walked the western portion of this bike/multi-use path, which is part of the Badger … Continue reading

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