A river ran through it

With rain dampening everything last week, it looked like the chance to do much hiking this past weekend would be a washout. But I was hopeful that I would get a chance to use some of my hardly-used rain gear out in the woods somewhere. So I was really heartened [...]

By | March 28th, 2011|0 Comments

How to fall down a hill gracefully

Sad to say, one minute I was inching down a bank, the next I was a-tumblin' down.

By | March 29th, 2010|5 Comments

Good clean fun

If you're out and about on Saturday on a hike, you may encounter hordes of people cleaning up trash, pruning bushes, pulling out weeds and picking up debris. They're....

By | September 24th, 2009|0 Comments

A wine-less day in Napa

Cold Canyon Trail, Lake Berryessa, Napa I'm in Napa! First time. Well, not the fancy wine-swirling town but a big lake in Napa County. Looks a lot like some of the lakes and hills around the Southeast. A difficult hike - not overly long, maybe 4-5 miles or so - [...]

By | November 23rd, 2008|0 Comments