Category Archives: Hiking

Kirkwood

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 Up, eat, out. A moderate drive today, to Kirkwood Mountain Resort, where we hope to enjoy the shade of high-altitude forest, even if it’s hot. The first stop of any significance was at Carson Pass. After … Continue reading

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Making our way through the wilderness

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 Up early and out of our BnB (no breakfast: just a B, I guess) in Spearfish. Drove to Deadwood where we parked curbside, hoping to eat before the parking meter enforcement began. No problem. Pricey breakfast … Continue reading

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Boise

Saturday, 16 July 2016 Boise lies in the flat country just west of the mountains. A little online exploration reveals that there are┬áno end of trails nearby, most of them in the mountains. The Table Rock loop sorted to the … Continue reading

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ARMS at Rancho

Saturday, 18 June 2016 Got an early start at Rancho San Antonio, working on the purple star thistle area that I’ve been visiting since December. Found more, but there is less and less as time goes on. At 8, met … Continue reading

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Good days to be outdoors

Sunday, 12 July 2016 When she has no formal projects planned, volunteer coordinator Ellen is available for ad hoc projects. We met on Saturday to work on broom along Razorback Ridge trail at Windy Hill. Pleasant day, and we made … Continue reading

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Getting on toward summer

Saturday 4 June 2016 Supposed to be a hot day, so I decided┬áto hike Purisima, possibly the coolest of the preserves. Parked halfway up Kings Mountain road, hiked down through Huddart Park, back up through Phleger Estate to the Kings … Continue reading

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Wilder Ranch with Jacky

Saturday, 28 May 2016 Up early, spent two hours working on purple star thistle at Rancho San Antonio open space preserve. It’s a month since last I was here, and the ones I missed earlier on are starting to bolt … Continue reading

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