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Leaf Peepers

Leaf Peepers

Leaf peeping is an informal term, commonly used in the United States, for people who travel to view and photograph the fall foliage in areas where foliage changes colors (Wikipedia) For the last 2 years in a row, Shaun, Rosco & I have taken late-season camping trips to the Eastern Sierras via Highway 108.  Nearly … Continue reading

Where did July go?

Where did July go?

Sheesh.  July is over.  And our sad little blog has sat unattended for a month.  I have some decent excuses: 2 summer online classes, projects at work becoming more intense (plus my annual performance review), baby sister visiting for 2 weeks, still getting settled into our house, plus the normal chores of cooking, cleaning, pet care, and down … Continue reading

April 2011: Henry Coe Backpacking Trip Report

April 2011: Henry Coe Backpacking Trip Report

Location: Henry Coe State Park near Morgan Hill, CA Dates Hiked:  April 9 – 10, 2011 Trails Hiked:  In from Coe Ranch Headquarters: Monument Trail to Hobbs Road to Frog Lake Trail to Middle Ridge Trail to Hobbs Road to Skeels’ Meadow Campsite. Out from Skeels’ Meadow: Hobbs Road to Middle Ridge Trail to Frog Lake … Continue reading

June 2010: Clark Fork Camping Trip

June 2010: Clark Fork Camping Trip

My first camping trip of 2010 was planned for early June.  Shaun aimed us towards Clark Fork off of CA Highway 108 in the Stanislaus National Forest: a family favorite for car camping.  We got off work on Friday, picked up the pup, and headed out for the weekend.  We got to the campground at dusk, set up camp and … Continue reading