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Looking Backwards 2016: Technology Hiker Outdoor Adventures
Looking Backwards 2016: Technology Hiker Outdoor Adventures

Looking Backwards 2016: Technology Hiker Outdoor Adventures

2016 was another outstanding year for exploring the outdoors.  Thank you to everyone that I’ve shared my love of the outdoors – through trips, posts, or conversations.  Here’s a catalog of my 2016 trips. Family Adventures Most of my 2016…

“The Parks are in Good Hands” – Interview with Marlene Finley, San Mateo County Parks Director
“The Parks are in Good Hands” – Interview with Marlene Finley, San Mateo County Parks Director

“The Parks are in Good Hands” – Interview with Marlene Finley, San Mateo County Parks Director

Marlene Finley led the San Mateo County Parks Department for the past three years after a long career with the US Forest Service.  The parks flourished during her tenure with park expansion (Devil’s Slide Trail, Memorial Park, Pillar Point), record…

Why live a life that’s perceived as mad – #questionmadness
Why live a life that’s perceived as mad – #questionmadness

Why live a life that’s perceived as mad – #questionmadness

Why live a life that’s perceived as mad? This summer I stood at over 15,000 feet in a thunderstorm on a Mexican volcano. Twelve hours previously, I slept soundly in my Bay Area home at sea level. With thunder cascading…

Take What is Given: Weather & Weekend Adventures
Take What is Given:  Weather & Weekend Adventures

Take What is Given: Weather & Weekend Adventures

Life has been especially busy recently with family and work.  This Thursday night and Friday, I’m planning a 24 hour adventure to a California National Park.  My original plan was to leave Thursday night, summit an objective on Friday, and return…

Where To Find CA & Bay Area Camping Reservations
Where To Find CA & Bay Area Camping Reservations

Where To Find CA & Bay Area Camping Reservations

REI Let’s Camp, glamping, & other campaigns are increasing the popularity of camping & backpacking.  With more parks using quotas, the campaigns are also increasing the popularity of backcountry reservations.  Obtaining a coveted site can take planning and a little luck,…