Monthly Archives: November 2013

Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve – north

This was a return trip to the beautiful – and photogenic – Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve segment of the Bay Area Ridge Trail.  I had hiked a portion of this Ridge Trail segment a few months earlier, and … Continue reading

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Lower Oat Hill Mine Trail to Palisades Trail junction

I took advantage of an opportunity to hike a new segment of the Bay Area Ridge Trail on the day it was dedicated.  The Lower Oat Hill Mine Trail is not a new trail, but the Ridge Trail designation is … Continue reading

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Daly City – Mussel Rock to Ft Funston

A walk through Daly City is not, perhaps, an expected scenario for a Bay Area Ridge Trail segment, as the Ridge Trail generally attempts to stay on ridgelines with at least occasional views of San Francisco Bay.  This segment goes … Continue reading

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Henry W. Coe State Park – Mt Sizer loop

I went on this hike, informally known as The Death March, with a group of geocachers led by a friend.  He had described one section as the steepest trail in the entire Bay Area, gaining nearly 1500 feet in less … Continue reading

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