Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ft Funston to Stern Grove (21st & Wawona)

I had been looking forward to hiking part of the Bay Area Ridge Trail in San Francisco, and decided one day to simply go do it.  I selected the southernmost segment, from the hang glider viewing deck in Ft Funston … Continue reading

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Edge to Edge part 1: Baylands to Kite Hill

This hike was the first in a new adventure!  Several women I’ve ice skated with for a number of years decided, over lunch before the holidays, that it would be fun to hike from San Francisco Bay to the Pacific … Continue reading

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Bay Area Ridge Trail: 24-month update

This is a 6-month update on my “project” to hike the Bay Area Ridge Trail.  My update covers the period from 16 July 2012 through 16 January 2013.  During this 6-month period my hiking was back to normal following my … Continue reading

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McNear Park to Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park

This was the second part of a 2-part Bay Area Ridge Trail hike in the Petaluma area.  The first part was in Helen Putnam Regional Park, and the second part started a little over a half mile away at McNear … Continue reading

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Helen G Putnam Regional Park

This Bay Area Ridge Trail hike took me to Helen G Putnam Regional Park, a small gem of a park located outside Petaluma, on a cool winter morning.  At 216 acres, the park is only 1/3 of a square mile, … Continue reading

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King-Swett Ranches Exploration

The King-Swett Ranches in southwestern Solano County are a currently undeveloped nature preserve owned and managed by the Solano Land Trust.  The public can access these beautiful properties only by docent-led hikes at this time.  I was fortunate to participate … Continue reading

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Robert Sibley Volcanic and Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserves

I went on this Bay Area Ridge Trail hike on an early winter day about 10 days after some heavy rains.  Some of the area remains moist even through the dry summer season, so it was especially wet and muddy … Continue reading

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