Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Hike Planning: How to plan a great hike?

May 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Nature, Trail Tips

What makes a good hike?  Please weigh in on this.  Is it – as many buddies have said –   “one where everyone has a good time” ?  That’s a good goal, but my take is quite different:  A good hike is one where everyone gets back to the cars safe and sound. But what […]

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 […]