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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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Sunday Fun – Mount Tamalpais Watershed

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February 22, 2016 A crisp winter Sunday morning on my beloved mountain. A glorious day and I opted for the road (or trail, less traveled) – Simmons Trail to Collier Spring, via Potrero Meadow and Barth’s Retreat instead of the more … Continue reading

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John Muir Trail – 25 Days of Flowers & Fungus

August 21, 2015  I’ve made it back from my John Muir Trail adventure and overjoyed to report that I made it the entire 220 miles from Yosemite Valley to the top of Mt. Whitney without serious physical or mental injury … Continue reading

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John Muir Trail II – Worse Than Waiting for the Next Star Wars Movie

June 3, 2015 – The Perception of Time As I learned last year in the almost interminable anticipation of my first foray onto the John Muir Trail, time drags ever so slowly while waiting for such an epic adventure. Whether … Continue reading

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Adventures Past, Adventures to Come – Early 2015 Photo Gallery

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April 4, 2015  As of this morning, JMT II – 2015 is but 104 days away. In the planning and endless anticipation for last year’s trip, I learned many valuable lessons. High on that list of lessons is that regardless … Continue reading

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Wild Mushrooms – Autumn’s Answer to those Damned Showoff Wildflowers

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December 4, 2014  Nothing like a series of storms to make a hiker giddy. Especially one who resides in Northern California where we’re suffering through an extended drought. Of course, it takes more than a week of rain to lift … Continue reading

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A Mountain Reborn – Cataract Trail on Mt. Tamalpais

February 16, 2014 It’s remarkable what a difference a couple of weeks makes. A little more than two weeks ago, I sat in the Bootjack Picnic Area with my coffee and laptop, relaxing after a loop around some trails, lamenting … Continue reading

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