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Trailhead

A blog about Bay Area hiking…. mostly

Mount Livermore and circling Angel Island

[imagebrowser id=74] The forecast for San Francisco on Saturday initially called for clouds, possible showers and wind. Not exactly an optimal day for views of the City by the Bay. Good thing the forecast was entirely wrong. Angel Island might have been THE place to be for such views. Entirely clear skies, light breeze and fall-like temperatures all added up to a terrific backdrop for a hike. There aren’t a lot of different options for where to go on the… Read More »

Sitting on the dock of Angel Island

It’s taken me a few years but I finally got a chance to visit – and hike – Angel Island. And it was worth the wait. I knew next to nothing about the place other than seeing it in the distance from SF many times. Now I feel like a kid who just got back from a school trip and actually paid attention during the field trip. The history of the place is fascinating, from all the remnants of its… Read More »