Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Winter FungusAmongus Hike and Trail Tips

December 4, 2011 by  
Filed under Nature, Trail Tips

Early Rains brought out some amazing FungusAmongus and the newts were crawling! A wonderful (and well known) balance exercise is to turn your head and look around while walking.  This skill makes spotting gems on the trail easier, BUT make sure your leader is calling out obstacles and hazards in the trail.  Ultimately, we’re each […]

Mushrooms, Newts, Magic on Mt. Tam

December 12, 2010 by  
Filed under Nature

Hiking Tam in winter is world class gorgeous. Winter rains bring out the FungusAmongus and get the newts crawling and today, newts crawling on mushrooms. Click on any picture to enlarge:

Hiking in the Rain: Mt. Tam & FungusAmongus!

December 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Nature

Winter hiking in the Bay Area is splendid!  Rain is delightful and the colors are intense.  As long as the wind is reasonable, Tam is an amazing place – that would be Mt. Tamalpais – to enjoy a day hike.  Rarely is it muddy, BUT when hiking in the rain, watch out for roots. Hiking […]