Monthly Archives: January 2016

Exploring a first – snow hiking in Coldstream Canyon

After three days of snowshoeing, the Adventurers admitted to being a bit beat up. Their muscles were sore in places that had never been sore before, and they were a bit perplexed how a fairly mellow outdoor activity could take … Continue reading

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A day in three parts spent in the Sierras

On their last full day in the Truckee area, the Adventurers decided to make the most of it. First up was snowshoeing at the Tahoe Donner cross country facility. They’d become aware of the great TD complex a few summers … Continue reading

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Another great morning of snowshoeing – plus lunch at Lake Tahoe

The Adventurers and The Mag headed over to Lake Tahoe this morning where there is a cross country and snowshoeing facility near Dollar Point – and quite a nice one, at late. The dog-friendly trails were beautifully groomed and sparsely … Continue reading

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Chilly morning walk to Truckee for breakfast

The Adventurers actually did two chilly walks this morning. The first one was with Maggie but they spied a coffee/breakfast sandwich shop and picked up two “eggwich” type things that turned out to be inedible. In the meantime, L’s iPhone … Continue reading

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Introducing The Mag to the snow with a Donner State Park outing

The Adventurers headed out this morning, destination Truckee where they’ve rented a lovely little cabin along the river. Before settling in, they stopped at Donner State Park to ¬†snowshoeg along the same trails that they hiked in the summer of … Continue reading

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Always a Menlo Park pastime after the rain – how high is the creek

After a lot of rain, conditions were soggy trail wise, so the Adventurers stayed local and did a neighborhood walk that included a long stretch along San Francisquito Creek. Since L was a little girl, how high the creek gets … Continue reading

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Scouting out the big surf on MLK Day

After the recent winter storms, the Adventurers figured the waves coast side would be good sized. Evidently to did every one else on the Peninsula who hadn’t left town to ski or snowboard. Everywhere was picked. The gave up on … Continue reading

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