Wildflower Walks in Regional Parks Begin March 23

Passing this along from the Sonoma County Regional Parks: "Each spring, Regional Park volunteers lead a series of free wildflower walks in parks throughout Sonoma County. The first walk of 2013 is scheduled for March 23 at Sonoma Valley Regional Park in Glen Ellen, with additional hikes planned [...]

By | March 14th, 2013|1 Comment

Shiloh, shadows and Tolay

Despite some earlier predictions of wintry-like weather around here this past weekend, it turned out to be a perfect weekend for hiking. Clear sky, a sun warming things up from the early-morning frost levels, and not many people out on the trails. At Shiloh Ranch Regional Park, the trails are [...]

By | January 14th, 2013|0 Comments

After-work hikes to consider

There are all sorts of hiking opportunities now that the summer is off and running, at least temperature-wise, if not yet on the calendar. After a sluggish spring of not-enough hikes and too many weekends tied up with various other commitments, I've been checking out trails whenever and [...]

By | June 15th, 2010|2 Comments

Far from the Battle of Shiloh

A lot of my hikes end up being all-encompassing affairs. I have to wake up early, pack a few things, drive for awhile to some trailhead, meet up with a larger group, head off on some half-marathon-length hike including plenty of leisurely stops for food and carousing, and then often [...]

By | February 4th, 2010|0 Comments