Category Archives: Bay Area hikes

Nice shady hike on a slightly forbidden path

A few weeks ago, L was out on a solo hike that she did frequently when she was dogless, going up along a canyon to Coal Mine Ridge. The Toyon Trail is supposedly not dog friendly, but she met quite … Continue reading

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Baylands hike on a smokey Labor Day

The Adventurers decided they had two choices today: head out to some semi-distant place for an all-day outing or hike close by and see Crazy Rich Asians in the afternoon.They choose the later and were glad they did. The wind … Continue reading

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Mag-less walk along old familiar trail in Woodside

The Adventures dropped Maggie off at her new old groomer for a much needed haircut this morning. Jennifer once worked at PetCo but now has her own shop, so it was dog/groomer reunion. L had the time constraint of a … Continue reading

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Exploring the “unrivaled jewel”of Loch Lomond Recreation Area

It was probably 25 years ago during the Cassie years that L hiked around Loch Lomond, a pretty-as-it-can-be lake in the Santa Cruz Mountains. So today’s hike, for all intents and purposes, was another new adventure. It’s a bit of … Continue reading

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Beating the heat at Mori Point in Pacifica

If you grew up on the Peninsula you knew that a good place to escape the summer heat was in Pacifica, on the coast just south of San Francisco – and almost always foggy during the summer. What L didn’t … Continue reading

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Back to Sanborn Park – shady, less steep but still toasty

The Adventurers and The Mag headed back to Sanborn Park today but in an entirely different location than their first hike a couple of weeks ago. This time the started high and got higher – to almost 3,000 feet- hiking … 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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