Category Archives: Bay Area hikes

Sparkling winter day on the coast with stop at Bean Hollow

The Adventurers had two tasks to complete today: Go coast side to visit Pebble Beach and nearby Bean Hollow State Park – and be home by 1:00 so that they’d again have heat. (Yes, it’s been out since they returned … Continue reading

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The new trail phenomena continues – this in Woodside with a hidden gem

The Mag had a grooming appointment this morning, and while the Adventurers knew about it, they weren’t quite prepared. Nor did they have a “hike without Maggie” planned. So after dropping her off at Dogz101, they headed to Buck’s for … Continue reading

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Starting off 2019 with a butt kicker of a hike

The cold snap continues, which makes for extra clear skies. All the more reason to hike to a destination that provides great views. At their New Years Eve dinner last night, the Adventurers heard that a number of the men … Continue reading

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Lots of wedge climbs on new trail

Looking for a new trail to conquer, L had done a little reading about the Larry Lane Trail in Portola Valley. She’d hiked it once in the Cassie years but recalled it very, very short. The map on the Portola … Continue reading

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Winter hike on a long-time favorite trail in Portola Valley

With a marshal assignment for D this afternoon, the Adventurers and The Mag headed out to Portola Valley to hike an old favorite on one of the Portola Valley Ranch trails. Starting from a pull out along Los Trancos Rd. … Continue reading

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It’s lower Windy on blue sky second day of winter

The Adventurers had limited time today due to other obligations, so headed out for a short hike on what the refer to as “lower” Windy with The Mag in tow. She was all sniff given the rain yesterday and everything … Continue reading

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Back in the East Bay but at a brand new park, Quarry Lakes

The Adventurers and The Mag headed once again across the Dumbarton Bridge to the East Bay this morning. It might not have been their first choice, but L had left her prized quilted jacket at the Dog Haus on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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