Monthly Archives: October 2014

Briones Regional Park: Loop to Briones and Mott Peaks

This was the second time I’d hiked in Briones Regional Park and it was my first hike from the Bear Creek Staging Area. My first hike had been staged at the Lafayette Ridge Staging Area at the southeast corner of … Continue reading

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Lower Verdi Peak Trail revisited

Even before I did my first hike on the lower portion of the Verdi Peak Trail, I’ve had a certain fascination with it. The trail is primarily a mountain bike and ATV trail, rather than a hiking trail, simply because … Continue reading

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Upper Thomas Creek Trail

This was a Fall hike in the Eastern Sierras outside Reno, on the lower part of the Rim to Reno Regional Trail System. I had previously hiked the Jones Whites Creek Loop Trail and the Lower Whites Creek Trail, both … Continue reading

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