Monthly Archive: December 2010

Dec 28

Mt. Tamalpais: Cataract Trail. Waterfalls and Fungi!

Antony asked if I’d like to go on a hike to Cataract Trail to see the waterfalls. I’m glad I was able to go! If you Google “Cataract Trail waterfalls” you’ll find several references that claim it has the best waterfalls in the Bay Area. After seeing it I’m willing to believe it. We went …

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Dec 19

Gear 104 … The Best Piece Of Clothing I Own

In previous Gear articles I’ve talked about various things I take and wear when hiking. But I’ve neglected to talk about The Best Piece Of Clothing I Own. I am a little bit hesitant to talk about this thing, because … it’s rather expensive. I’m not sure what convinced me to spend the $ on …

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Dec 09

Mt. Umunhum … We Have Liftoff!

The Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD) held a special Board meeting tonight. The topic was the Mt. Umunhum Cleanup and Restoration Project. This was the first official step in the long process of opening Mt. Umunhum to public access. Over the last few months MROSD staff has held several events at which they gathered …

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Dec 03

Umunhum To The Sea – UPDATED

I was quite excited to see that MROSD had included the Umunhum To The Sea concept into their vision of the Umunhum project. They specifically included the concept in the project timeline … quite some time in the future, of course, but at least the concept was included. Unfortunately it seems that the concept has …

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