Monthly Archive: January 2011

Jan 19

Steep Climbs

Last weekend I hiked with several geocachers to Sombroso in Sierra Azul … for the fourth time in the last year. On our hike we had a discussion about steep hikes … which hikes in the Greater Bay Area are the steepest? I claimed it’s “The Shortcut” at Henry Coe; others chimed in for Knibbs …

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Jan 09

Two Quick Updates

Two quick updates on previous articles here … one about a hike and one about some gear. A couple of weeks ago Antony and I went to Mt. Tam and the Cataract Trail. Waterfalls everywhere! Our trip was right at the end of a crazy wet period, and the falls were amazing. Elaine wanted to …

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Jan 02

Memorable Hikes from 2010

My final tally for 2010 was 507 miles hiked … a personal best by a LONG shot! The only reason I know that number with any precision is because I maintained a Google Spreadsheet throughout the year listing each hike I did, the mileage, and the total elevation gain. Here are some of the best …

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