Category Archives: Bay Area hikes

On a something different roll, this time to Uvas Canyon

The Adventurers had a Friday with no commitments, so decided to do a joint activity. Their chosen destination was Uvas Canyon, a lushly wooded park of more than 1,200 acres on the eastern side of the Santa Cruz Mountains. D … Continue reading

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Something different – again – this time hiking at Pleasanton Ridge

When D suggested again “let’s go somewhere different” this morning and unearthed dog-friendly Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park, L was initially less than enthused. Pleasanton seemed a long ways away for a couple hour hike. But she soon learned that there … Continue reading

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Going a different route with a Redwood Shores walk

Let’s do something different was the thought the Adventurers had this morning, so they bundled up (given the gusty winds) and headed over to Redwood Shores with The Mag along for the ride. There is water everywhere in this planned … Continue reading

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Plane, bird and golf course spotting at Baylands

The Adventurers and The Mag headed over to Baylands for their Thursday morning adventure, mostly so that D could see the soon-to-open Baylands Links course, formerly Palo Alto Muni, that being of Booka fame. Along the way they did a … Continue reading

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Mag-less walk on old stomping ground, Huddart Park

It was a grooming day for Maggie, so the Adventurers headed off to a park they hadn’t been to forever (given its “no dog” policy), Huddart. L remembers a picnic there with some women friends when she first moved back … Continue reading

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Returning to the old (but new) path along Alpine Road

Most of the time the Adventurers park at the Ladera shopping center and head out along Alpine Road toward Los Trancos. But this morning, they decided to walk along the stretch of Alpine from close by their house out to … Continue reading

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Escaping to a close-to-home forbidden paradise

The Adventurers and The Mag ventured to a close by forbidden paradise this morning, that being Foothills Park, which is technically open only to residents of Palo Alto. But they’d gotten a tip that the rule was only enforced on … Continue reading

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