Monthly Archives: September 2012

San Geronimo Ridge Road: Green Hill to Sir Francis Drake Blvd

This out-and-back hike was a segment of the Bay Area Ridge Trail mainly along the San Geronimo Ridge between the Mt Tamalpais Watershed area of the Marin Municipal Water District and Gary Giacomini Open Space Preserve.  I started at a … Continue reading

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Almaden Quicksilver County Park – Return Visit

This was a return visit to Almaden Quicksilver County Park in South San Jose.  After a previous loop hike earlier in the summer, I returned to hike the Bay Area Ridge Trail segment, which coincides with a portion of the … Continue reading

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Mt. Burdell, Little Mountain, and Verissimo Hills Open Space Preserves

This hike on the Bay Area Ridge Trail includes a round-trip hike through the heart of Mt. Burdell Open Space Preserve and a shorter round-trip hike through Little Mountain Open Space Preserve skirting part of the Verissimo Hills Open Space … Continue reading

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Meek’s Bay to Tahoe Rim Trail via Lake Genevieve and General Creek Trail

This out-and-back hike started at Meek’s Bay and went up to the Pacific Crest Trail / Tahoe Rim Trail.  I had previously hiked the first half of the route, as well as the section on the PCT/TRT, but I had … Continue reading

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Western States Trail – Painted Rock loop from CA-89

I set out to do a loop hike entitled Western States Trail: Painted Rock Loop, described in one of the hiking guides for the Tahoe area, Afoot & Afield Reno-Tahoe.  I had actually hesitated for some time to try this … Continue reading

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