Tag Archives: backpacking

Ridge Trail south of Carquinez Strait

This week I backpacked/hiked several section of the Bay Area Ridge Trail between Martinez and Richmond, south of the Carquinez Strait. This is part of a long-term project to walk as much of the Ridge Trail as possible with access … Continue reading

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Grand Gulch & Cedar Mesa 2017-04

This April I went into Grand Gulch for the first time, many years after hearing it was a place I had to visit. I’ve day hiked in the edges, and spent a fair amount of time on Cedar Mesa, especially … Continue reading

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Escalante way back

I am gradually digitizing my slides, and I just completed all my Escalante trips and uploaded to Flickr. Here they are, if you like old photos. The first two trips were taken with an Instamatic square frame camera, the next … Continue reading

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Berkeley to Clayton backpack

Continuing my repeat trips on the American Discovery Trail, this time I backpacked from Berkeley to Clayton, along American Discovery Trail segments 8 and 7. I skipped the walk from Jack London Square to Berkeley, as I knew my feet … Continue reading

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ADT2/3/4: Truckee River to Auburn

Last week I walked the American Discovery Trail from the Truckee River most of the way to Auburn, which is segments 2, 3, and part of 4 of the ADT. My trip started in Reno where I picked up a … Continue reading

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ADT8: Walnut Creek to San Francisco 2014-11

I repeated the American Discovery Trail section 8 from Walnut Creek to San Francisco, this time successfully creating a GPS track, though the track was just an excuse to get out on the trail again. I love this ADT section … Continue reading

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ADT5: Auburn to Sacramento 2014-02

I backpacked the American Discovery Trail segment from Auburn to Sacramento this week. This is my second time on this segment (ADT: Auburn to Sacramento 2012-05), and the reasons I went again were to see the American River North Fork while … Continue reading

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