Monthly Archives: March 2016

You could see for miles and miles from atop Coal Creek OSP

After a very blustery day yesterday, the views from the top of Coal Creek Open Space Preserve today was spectacular. The buildings in San Francisco were very distinct as were the peaks, Mt. Tamalpais and Mt. Diablo. It was just … Continue reading

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Celebrating Easter with the kids and grandkids

John and Julie with Grace and James in tow joined the Adventurers for Easter services at Trinity Church this morning. It was a lovely service, with the kiddies showing patience knowing that after the service there would be a egg … Continue reading

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Enjoying the spring sunshine at Arastradero preserve

So, L officially got back in the saddle on Monday, walking the 5 1/2 mile Dish route with one of her and D’s M-A classmates (who has lived just around the corner for years but only recently discovered!) D has … Continue reading

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Beating up the bodies a bit more with 6 1/2 miles of hiking

Having hiked the two steeper trails at Calistoga Ranch, the Adventurers headed out for a pre-breakfast hike up the less strenuous but still steep in parts, Canyon Trail. Below they could see the valley shrouded in fog. After checking out … Continue reading

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A sorta, kinda body rest day but not really at Calistoga Ranch

Given that they are at what just may be the prettiest place in what might be called the Napa Valley (given that they are up above the valley a bit), the Adventurers decided to take advantage of everything that the … Continue reading

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Getting a taste of rock scrambling on the Table Rock trail

There’s 4 1/2 miles – and then there’s 4 1/2 miles. The Adventurers did the later today, meaning it was one butt-kicking distance. They’re read about the Table Rock trail but had not been sufficiently warned that it’s not only … Continue reading

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Heading out to a Napa getaway with a stop at San Pablo Bay

L had read about a hike along the levees of San Pablo Bay which sounded like a good “on the way” hike/walk with along San Pablo Bay. Alas, it was a dud. Not much to see and all in all … Continue reading

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