Category Archives: Dog friendly hikes

Taking a walk while dodging raindrops

The Adventurers and the Mag headed out around 11:30 this morning and were a half block away when the skies opened up. So rather than walking to lunch, they came back home. But all was not lost and the skies … Continue reading

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Enjoying a blustery, blue sky day on the bluff above Maverick’s

The Adventurers and The Mag headed to the coast this morning for a hike they enjoy at least twice a year, along the bluff top above the famed Maverick’s surf area. It was very windy, which seemed to further excite … Continue reading

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Chilly, windy walk along the golf course and creek among the marsh

The Adventurers did something today that they’d been unable to do for well over a year: walk the loop that starts adjacent to the Baylands golf course and takes you creekside through marshland, passing by the Palo Alto airport, A … Continue reading

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Mini polar blast brings snow to the Peninsula hills -and lots of green, too

At least once a winter, the peaks surrounding the Bay Area get dusted with snow. And that was the forecast when the Adventurers went to bed last night. So it was fun to receive photos first thing in the morning … Continue reading

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Another hiding in plain sight spot is Byrnes Preserve

When the Adventurers took the kiddos to Hidden Villa during their winter break, they realized there was a whole lot to explore in the Los Altos Hills, so near but so far away. That led them to return today, along … Continue reading

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Shadowy threesome in Portola Valley

The Adventurers and The Mag did the much traveled path along Alpine Road from Ladera west. They did some side trips that added a bit to their mileage on another sparkly blue sky winter day. A group of cacti caught … Continue reading

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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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