My Hiking Bonafides

Following are some photos from a few of my many hikes. To read stories that go along with them, head over to my True Stories post.

First, a good breakfast

First, a good breakfast

 

The vehicle of choice

The vehicle of choice

 

Shall we?

Shall we?

 

An early photo

An early photo

 

My Beautiful Daughter

My Beautiful Daughter

 

The lake

The lake

 

Another lake

Another lake

 

Quicksand escape

Quicksand escape

 

A fossil

 

Lost in the grass (my daughter at 5)

Lost in the grass (my daughter at 5)

 

Ruddy my heart

Ruddy My Heart

 

Red and white oak leaves

 

A long way to go

A long way to go

 

A wade in the stream (10 yrs old)

A wade in the stream (10 yrs old)

 

Making a friend

Making a friend

 

Waterfall!

Waterfall!

 

Hmm

Hmm

 

Taking a break

Taking a break

 

Seen in an abandoned trailer

Seen in an abandoned trailer

 

Do you see it?

Do you see it?

 

Another friend

Another friend

 

Mustard Stuck!

Mustard Stuck!

 

Mustard gets a bath

Mustard gets a bath

 

Wild Horses!

 

Ladybugs!

Ladybugs!

 

Adobe Trail

Adobe Trail

 

This way

This way

 

Canyon wall drink

Canyon wall drink

 

Cold Sierran drink

Cold Sierran drink

 

What? An emu!

What? An emu!

 

Taking it in

Taking it in

 

A sand dollar from long ago

 

Musty and the kid (15 yrs old)

Musty and the kid (15 yrs old)

 

At Big Sur

At Big Sur

 

Climbing Point Sal

 

At the top

 

Mountaintop in Cuyama valley

 

A few weeks later

 

Johnson Trail

Johnson Trail

 

West Cuesta Ridge

 

Ahhh

Ahhh

 

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A bumbler

 

We find a swing

We find a swing

 

A Talus Cave

A Talus Cave

 

River crossing

River crossing

 

Not - one - step - closer!

Not – one – step – closer!

 

Uh Oh!

Uh Oh!

 

Watched!

Watched!

 

Circling us

 

Now What?

Now What?

 

Good to see you!

 

Lovely day

Lovely hike

 

Morro Bay estuary (from Cerro Cabrillo)

 

San Luis. Day…

 

And night

 

A visit to the past

A visit to the past

 

A private spot

A private spot

 

A private lake

A private lake

 

A soft silence

 

Another time

Another time

 

Up the side

Up the side

 

More friends

More friends

 

Taking the plunge

Taking the plunge

 

Another pool

Another pool

 

A lovely spring

A lovely spring

A “darling bridge”

Fuchsia Flowered Gooseberry

 

A sea of flowers

 

Alone with my thoughts

Alone with my thoughts

 

Side trip across Death Valley

Side trip across Death Valley

 

Snow!

Snow!

 

Exploration

Exploration

 

The Raging Sea!

The Raging Sea!

 

Mother Of Pearl

 

Hello there!

Hello there!

 

A cave at The Grasslands

A cave at The Grasslands

 

Fossiling in The Grasslands

Fossiling in The Grasslands

 

Fossils 1

Fossils 1

 

Fossils 2

Fossils 2

 

Fossils 3

Fossils 3

 

Fossils 4

Fossils 4

 

Fossils 5

Fossils 5

 

Fossils 6

Fossils 6

 

At Sharktooth Hill

At Sharktooth Hill

 

Relaxing in Tallgrass

Relaxing in Tallgrass

 

My tent/hammock

My tent/hammock

 

With Chaparral

With Chaparral

 

The next generation

The next generation

 

Now grown up

 

Sunset

 

End of the day

End of the day

 

Good night

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