Category Archives: Dog friendly hikes

How high’s the grass – this high!

Continuing busy days  – but at least cooler days with temperatures dropping from mid-90s to mid-70s – prompted the Adventurers to do a lower Windy Hill hike today. You go about a third of the way to the top on … Continue reading

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Spring heat wave makes for hot Baylands walk

The Adventurers knew it was going to be another hot day in Menlo Park. Ordinarily, they would have headed to the coast for their Tuesday adventure but they had too much on their plate today. So, they went over to … Continue reading

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Morning under blue skies, night out with the stars of Hamilton

The Adventurers’ day was very much in two parts today. Given it was a Thursday “adventure day” they wanted to do something in the out of doors, but not too much. That was because they were going to out late … Continue reading

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Slipping and sliding up and down Windy Hill on a beautiful winter morning

The Adventurers hike up Spring Ridge trail to the summit of Windy Hill and back down to Portola Valley via Hamm’s Gulch today felt more like a spring hike, even though the calendar indicated winter. The trails – or most … Continue reading

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More water, water everywhere – and wildflowers too – at Baylands

D was less than enthused about doing the Adventurer’s Tuesday hike at Baylands/Byxbee parks in Palo Alto. He felt it was a bit of “been there, done that.” But they were looking for a flat hike to balance the week, … Continue reading

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Water, water everywhere at Arastradero Preserve

Continuing to explore local favorite trails post all the winter rain, the Adventurers headed out this morning to Arastradero Preserve on what was another sparkling clear and crisp winter day. They figured they’d do their usual loop, but immediately came … Continue reading

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Trip to the coast on a sparkling clear winter day

Hoping that the consecutive days of sunshine had dried out the trails, the Adventurers headed to the coast for one of their favorite walks on the bluff above Mavericks (where the surf was not breaking big). There was so little … Continue reading

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