Category Archives: Dog friendly 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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Enjoying the barnyard animals at Hidden Villa with the kiddos

L had a purpose in taking the kiddos, along with The Mag, to Hidden Villa today. She thinks it would be a great summer camp for James, who really likes animals. On the drive out to Los Altos Hills, James … Continue reading

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Walking West Cliff Drive and stumbling on a new pathway

D had a yearning for his old surfing grounds of Santa Cruz, so the Adventurers headed over the hill this morning. Given that they were still feeling the effects of being beaten up on the 1st, the idea of a … 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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