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Car Camping in Tahoe. Sept 2016

Went to Lake Tahoe for some car camping. Two nights required Friday off. It was good because the drive to was just insane – 6 hours. We arrived late, way late. And Sam was just besides himself. It was a … Continue reading

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Winter Trip to Ludlow Hut. Feb 2015

Once again the California drought, exacerbated by the climate change, is messing up our snow supply. Not only did we have only a couple of real storms, but the snow also fell as rain. People here were watching, longingly, at the feet … Continue reading

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Southwest Utah Trip. May 2014

Prologue Once again a three day weekend poised a question of place to visit. Rouge River was always my favorite, though perhaps it should be visited a couple of weeks earlier before the rafting flood. For some reason I’ve decided … Continue reading

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Long Train Ride East

Saturday, Dec 21, 2013 Finally went to the train in the evening. I was a bit anxious all day. Just waiting for the trip to start. To top it off Rita had three patients. The real start of the trip … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Mendocino. Thanksgiving 2013

Once again we are spending Thanksgiving around Bay Area not-backpacking. Wait, last year we did a lovely backpacking trip to Pat Spring. For some reason after a trip to Death Valley and Utah I’m out of good backpacking ideas for … Continue reading

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Pat Spring in Big Sur. Ventana Wilderness. Thanksgiving 2012.

I was itching to go somewhere this Thanksgiving weekend. It was a long 4 day weekend and staying home would be rather wasteful. I couldn’t plan anything substantial with more days off mostly because I was already out of vacation … Continue reading

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Mushrooms in Sonoma. November 2012

We seem to be starting to frequent Sonoma County. That was the third trip this year. Rita found this group – Mycological Society of Sonoma County. They were conducting their monthly mushroom hunt at the just the right time after … Continue reading

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