Archive for 'Travel'
Trails : Silver Lake Trail to Bald Mountain, Park City, Utah (3rd hike this week) Mileage/Hours : 2 miles / 2.5 hours Rating : Strenuous Elevation Gain : 1,300 ft (Starting elevation 8,100 ft) The trails are lined with wildflowers and alder trees. The hike up was extremely slow (2.5 hours). We stopped frequently to [...]
Trails : Holly’s Trail to Tombstone Trail to Fantasy Ridge Trail. The trailhead is at the Canyon’s Resort in Park City, Utah. (And yes, I’m really in Park City!) Mileage/Hours : 9 miles/6.5 hours Rating : Moderate/Strenuous Elevation Gain : 2,350 ft The hike began with a gradual climb through a series of switchbacks. I [...]
Start/End : Stinson Beach Trails : Dipsea Trail to Steep Ravine Trail to Matt Davis Trail Mileage : 6 miles Rating : Moderate/Strenuous (It’s really only strenuous when you hike off the trail.) The next time you’re out on an adventure, remember some of these gentle reminders … When you’re out hiking, remember to look [...]
Kilauea Iki Trail, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Elevation: 3,874 feet above sea level, 400 ft elevation gain Rating: Moderate Distance/Time: 2.71 miles/1:41:32
Day 4 : Relaxing. Exploring. Enjoying fresh mango, pineapple, and papaya. Napping (a daily routine these days). Reading.
Day 2. Running. Snorkeling. Napping. Reading. Relaxing. Perfect.
Day 1 : Breakfast at Denny’s. Planning for the week. Southbound, Kuakini Highway (HWY 11) toward Keauhou Pretty. Loving all of the plants on the island. Went for a 2 mile walk toward Kailua Kona. Shave ice. Yum.
Mount Diablo State Park 8.5 miles in 4:45:00 Rating : Moderate/Strenuous Elevation Gain : 1,800 ft Notes : Second hike of the summer Well marked trail; saw about a dozen other hikers Came across two rattle snakes — freaked us out and delayed our hike a bit The climb to Murchio Gap was steep (never [...]
Hello first hike of the summer. Hello training hill. Your steep climb kicked my butt! For over a mile, I gasped for air with each step and took frequent breaks to rest my legs. Hello wide open fields. Hello beauty. Hello sunshine. Hello shadows. Hello nature. Hello fresh air. Hello cool breeze. Oh, how I [...]
Saturday : May 15, 2010 Drove to San Francisco. Traffic was a real pain once we got to Berkeley. Stopped at Scrapbook Territory in Berkeley where I picked up some new goodies. Love, love letter stickers. My new favorite — the wood grain letters from Calico Studio and Cosmo Cricket. And the Tiny Type letters, [...]