Tag Archives: American Discovery Trail

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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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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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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ADT: Foresthill to Folsom, spring 2015

This spring I re-hiked the American Discover Trail section 4, Foresthill to Auburn, and part of section 5, Auburn to Folsom. My purpose was to create a GPS track for ADT-4, which I had already tried twice and failed to do. I … Continue reading

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ADT: Walnut Creek to San Francisco 2014-11

I repeated the American Discovery Trail section 8 from Walnut Creek to San Francisco, this time successfully creating a GPS track, though the track was just an excuse to get out on the trail again. I love this ADT section … Continue reading

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ADT: 3/4 plus North Fork

Memorial Day weekend I returned to the foothills for backpacking. I walked the American Discovery Trail from Auburn to Foresthill, which is section 4, and then to Michigan Bluff, and down into El Dorado Canyon to the bridge, part of … Continue reading

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