Monthly Archives: July 2018

Finally – a cool and flat walk along San Francisco Bay

Out with the heat. And out with the steep. The Adventurers and the Mag had had enough. Yes, they’d gotten a little break during the Mavericks jaunt last Sunday, but that wasn’t exactly flat. Today was. They headed up to … Continue reading

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A return to the heat – and the steep – with Tilden Park hike

The Adventurers have been trying to “try some place new” most Tuesdays. Today, D suggested Tilden Park and plotted a hike that he did warn would have some steep stretches. An attraction to heading to Berkeley and that park was … Continue reading

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Out of the heat and out of the steep with coast side hike

The Adventurers returned to the Coast today and specifically the hike along the bluff above Mavericks that they last hiked in December when they were there for L’s birthday. Knowing that the Coast would be a popular Sunday destination, they … Continue reading

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A butt-kicking, three-mile hike on a hot day in Saratoga

The headline says it all. The Adventurers continued their “try something new” and journey south to Sanborn Park in Saratoga. It’s a lushly wooded park of close to 3,500 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains. It’s main claim to geologic … Continue reading

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Taking their judging duties seriously at Chili cook off

This 4th of July found the Adventurers where they were for part of last 4th of July, at SCRA judging the chili competition. This year their job was harder – and easier. Alas, there were only three entries by the … Continue reading

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Two iconic photos from fun stay at Evergreen Lodge

The kiddos got a little zip lining in after breakfast today before the long journey down the mountain, stopping at A&W in Oakdale for root beer floats and some lunch. Looking through the photos, chose these two to sum up … Continue reading

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