Category Archive: Hiking

The road less traveled

To be honest the last thing I want to see on a hike is other hikers. I prefer the lonely less traveled trails. Today’s hike to Mount Diablo’s Olofson Ridge was just the… Continue reading

It’s been such a long time

After a nearly half-a-year hiatus from hiking I finally hit the trail again with a trek around Round Valley Regional Preserve. Bad weather, dangerous trail conditions, Sandhill cranes, a wedding and a more… Continue reading

For the birds

Wanting to escape the triple-digit heat of the Central Valley a couple of coastal trips were on a order. We settled on the Sonoma Coast’s Bodega Bay. The quaint seaside town is best… Continue reading

Snow day

Recent rains have sent ¬†torrents of water pouring through creeks and streams. The downpour flooded Uvas Canyon Park where I had been planning a trip to see the waterfalls. ¬†Luckily a friend called… Continue reading

Moondance

With the biggest and brightest Supermoon for decades to come heading my way I was trying to figure out the best spot to capture the celestial vision when a friend called and asked… Continue reading

Somewhere only we know

“I walked across an empty land I knew the pathway like the back of my hand I felt the earth beneath my feet Sat by the river and it made me complete” That… Continue reading

Coastal view

Valley views are nice but some times you just have to go coastal. A trip to the Marin Headlands and Point Bonita was just the ticket to erase some of the hillside humdrums… Continue reading

Knights tale

Sometimes it’s not about taking pictures it’s just about enjoying the experience. A recent trip to the covered Bridge at Knights Ferry was less about how many pictures I could take but how… Continue reading

Waypoint

Time has a habit of slipping by quickly, weeks turn into months and the first muddy hikes of winter are now the wildflower filled trips of spring. Work gets in the way and… Continue reading

Fly in

I had been waiting for this all day summer, the first trip to the Woodbridge Ecological Preserve. Isenberg. It’s funny how a small strip of dirt and a patch of grass can sway… Continue reading