Category Archives: Bay Area hikes

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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On a Mag-free day, it was a return to Edgewood

It was a Maggie grooming day, so the Adventurers hit one of the [many] local parks that don’t allow dogs, Edgewood in Redwood City. (They are baffled why Santa Clara County has many parks where dogs are¬†welcome as do the … Continue reading

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Yet another new park, this time Stevens Creek in Saratoga

L continues to be amazed at the fact that she missed the many dog-friendly parks in Santa Clara County during the Cassie years, but the Adventurers are working to get them notched off their hiking list one by one. The … Continue reading

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Greeting a hot Saturday morning with a walk around Lake Merritt

The Adventurers had a fundraiser to attend in Piedmont today, so they decided to set out early and walk around Lake Merritt on the way. L had done this quite a few times when Julie and John lived in a … Continue reading

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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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