Category Short Trips

Yosemite in Winter.

We went to Yosemite for the President’s Day long weekend and stayed at the Ahwahnee Hotel, which is rapidly becoming my favorite place to stay there. The whole Valley looked magical in the snow. Yosemite was inscribed on the Unesco…

Mt Hood

Kerry and I headed North for a 24 hour climb of Mt Hood. We flew into Portland after work, picked up a rental car and drove to the base of the mountain. After killing several hours a set-off at midnight.…

O’ahu 2006-2007

We went on a little break for the New Year’s period to O’ahu, one of the main Hawaiian Islands. The weather was tropical and gorgeous; Waikiki and surf-beaches were crowded, others less so; the vegetation was lush; the whole atmosphere…

Vermont in the Fall

On Sep 29th I flew to NY where I spent 4 lovely and relaxing days with Kristin. I took the Amtrak to Vermont on Oct 3rd to spend 3 days with Mary Sondergeld. Don was in Florida for a bridge-tournament.…

Shasta Climb with Fil

Fil and I went to Shasta for the weekend. Drove up on Friday, got up early on Saturday to hike from the carpark to camp. Up at 2:00am on Sunday for our summit attempt. Check-out the photos to see if…

Mendocino Weekend May 5-7

We left on Friday afternoon from Stephen’s work around 5pm and set off on the 101 towards Healdsburg where we stopped for dinner. After dinner we followed the 128 towards Mendocino. As it was dark by then we didn’t really…