Category Archives: Dog friendly hikes

Discovering a new trail that’s pretty even with smokey skies

The Adventurers and the Mag set out this morning for a short but pretty hike on a new-to-them trail in Thornewood Open Space Preserve, one that makes a lot more sense to them. Instead of starting off of Hwy. 84 … Continue reading

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Taking a walk on a new-to-them section of the Bay Trail

The Adventurers headed north this morning in order to walk at the new-to-them section of the Bay Trail that starts just south of SFO. The fog had lifted enough that they could see the planes taking off, the smaller craft … Continue reading

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Exploring the “unrivaled jewel”of Loch Lomond Recreation Area

It was probably 25 years ago during the Cassie years that L hiked around Loch Lomond, a pretty-as-it-can-be lake in the Santa Cruz Mountains. So today’s hike, for all intents and purposes, was another new adventure. It’s a bit of … Continue reading

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Beating the heat at Mori Point in Pacifica

If you grew up on the Peninsula you knew that a good place to escape the summer heat was in Pacifica, on the coast just south of San Francisco – and almost always foggy during the summer. What L didn’t … Continue reading

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Back to Sanborn Park – shady, less steep but still toasty

The Adventurers and The Mag headed back to Sanborn Park today but in an entirely different location than their first hike a couple of weeks ago. This time the started high and got higher – to almost 3,000 feet- hiking … Continue reading

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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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