Long, but rewarding hike in Pleasanton Ridge

Long Pleasanton Ridge hike

Today, Dan and Janet, Karen and I hiked into the northern part of Pleasanton Ridge in an attempt to get all of the caches in that area. We used the Longview Trailhead where there is no parking except down at the bottom of the hill a quarter of a […]


Haven’t done any hunting since a week ago, but the weather was good today and I had the time. I originally thought I might go to the Martinez shoreline, but I decided to stop and hunt a couple real close to the 680/24 interchange in Walnut Creek, and then just kept going to the next […]

Shell Ridge

Karen and I wanted to do some hiking to day in the Shell Ridge open space in Walnut Creek. Temps were in the low 70’s, trails were dry—a pretty nice day. We started with a couple of caches near Livorna Road.

Foothills Trail Cache is right at the Livorna staging area. I’ve parked here before […]