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The Wildflowers of Mt. Tamalpais

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July 4, 2017 Not that I’m self-important or deluded to the point of thinking my absence from the blogosphere has been noticed by my readers or the mainstream press, but I do apologize for my lack of recent posts. My … Continue reading

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The Wild, Wild Mushrooms of Mt. Tam

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December 5, 2016 Here in Northern California, after an extended drought that saw some short term relief with a decent rainy season last year, we’re understandably hesitant to become overly giddy about early rains in October and November. But at … Continue reading

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Yosemite in the spring – Heaven

Faced with a surprise extra day off this week, I made last minute arrangements to pay a visit to Yosemite National Park.  I left Alameda early Tuesday with my ever-present cup of Peets and arrived at Hodgdon Meadow Campground just … Continue reading

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Anthology? Am I too young for an anthology?

As my hiking year winds down, I confess I have no new images to post. Instead I want to share some of my favorite images from the past few years. I don’t claim that they are the best in my … Continue reading

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Wildflower hike near Carson Pass

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A late August/early September trip to Hope Valley and Carson Pass. I drove up on a Wednesday, excited about finally reserving a room at the wonderful Sorensen’s Resort on Highway 88 in Hope Valley, California. This valley, which lies about … Continue reading

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Mt. Whitney & the Eastern Sierras – 2011

Mt. Whitney and the Eastern Sierras Up early for the 115-mile drive from June Lake to Lone Pine, I make a short detour to the amazing Schat’s Bakkery in Mammoth to pick up a box of doughnuts for me & … Continue reading

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A summer hike on Mt. Diablo

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As promised when I first started this blog, I will dedicate some of my entries to non-Mt. Whitney topics. I am currently in training for another Mt. Whitney attempt, possibly my last one for a while. I’m hoping to give … Continue reading

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