Category Archives: Backpacking & Hiking

Auburn to Folsom backpack

I’ve been away from my personal blog for eight months, in part because I’m now doing an additional blog for Sacramento Transit Advocates and Riders (STAR), and in part I’ve just been busy with life. A backpack seems like a good … Continue reading

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more ADT backpacking

Continuing walking and documenting the western-most portion of the American Discovery Trail (ADT), I backpacked from Virginia City to Tahoe City. From Virginia City to the Tahoe Rim Trail above Carson City, the trail is more characteristic of the Great … Continue reading

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Escalante way back

I am gradually digitizing my slides, and I just completed all my Escalante trips and uploaded to Flickr. Here they are, if you like old photos. The first two trips were taken with an Instamatic square frame camera, the next … Continue reading

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Berkeley to Clayton backpack

Continuing my repeat trips on the American Discovery Trail, this time I backpacked from Berkeley to Clayton, along American Discovery Trail segments 8 and 7. I skipped the walk from Jack London Square to Berkeley, as I knew my feet … Continue reading

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Point Reyes to SF backpack 2016-05

Memorial Day weekend I backpacked from Point Reyes to San Francisco, in part along segment 9 of the American Discovery Trail (ADT), but with several side trips and alternate routes. I took Amtrak, AC Transit, Golden Gate Transit, and Marin … Continue reading

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ADT: Truckee River to Auburn

Last week I walked the American Discovery Trail from the Truckee River most of the way to Auburn, which is segments 2, 3, and part of 4 of the ADT. My trip started in Reno where I picked up a … Continue reading

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Cedar Mesa and Butler Wash

This spring break I spent several days in southeastern Utah with my friend Jeff. Jeff wanted to explore native American ruins and see new areas, and I wanted to see new areas and just be on the Colorado Plateau again. … Continue reading

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