Outing of Wilma's Wednesday Hikers starting from Canyon Meadow staging area of Redwood Park. We took the Stream trail to Skyline Gate and continued to Redwood Bowl for our snack stop. Return was on West Ridge trail to the Chown trail and then back on Stream.
Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Diablo Vista Park and heading over to Livermore. The official ride continued over Carrol and N&S Flynn rds. before returning via Collier Canyon. Since I rode from home I opted to make a loop through Livermore and Pleasanton.
3rd annual celebration ride in remembrance of Herman Shum by the International Christian Cycling Club and the Valley Spokesmen. A group of us rode from Dublin to the ride start in downtown Pleasanton. The ride then headed over to Livermore and took the roads north of town over to Camino Tassajara before returning to Pleasanton.
Outing of Wilma's Wednesday Hikers starting from the LIttle Farm area of Tilden Park. We first headed over to Jewel Lake, then meandered over to Lake Anza for our lunch stop. After lunch we circled the lake before returning to Little Farm and stopping in to pick up the new Trail Challenge shirts.
Outing of the 'Tuesday U-Turn' group starting from the Briones Overlook staging area and circumnavigating the reservoir. This hike is on EBMUD land and one of their hiking permits is required although it can be shared among several hikers.
Valley Spokesmen annual ride to the summit of Mt. Diablo on New Years Day. Beautiful weather for it this year with warmer temperatures at the top than down in town.
Valley Spokesmen club ride starting from Shannon Center in Dublin and heading south to Sunol. At that point some headed up Kikare Rd., some took Niles Canyon over to Palomares Rd., and some of us returned on Pleasanton-Sunol Rd. to Pleasanton and Dublin.
Valley Spokesmen club ride held on odd-numbered Fridays from San Ramon Central Park. Today we headed west on Norris Canyon to Bollinger and then north to Las Trampas at the end of the paved road. After a regroup we returned to Norris Canyon and took the Blvd. up to Danville for refreshments at Basque Boulangerie before returning on the Iron Horse trail.
Outing of the 'Tuesday U-turn' hiking group starting from Hap Magee Park in Danville and taking East Bay Regional Park trails through area neighborhoods to Macedo Ranch on the foothills of Mt. Diablo.
Christmas ride of the Valley Spokesmen club starting from Diablo Vista Park in Danville and heading over to Livermore with a stop at the Starbucks on Vineyard. Our return took us into Pleasanton on Vineyard and then through the BART station into Dublin. The club ride continued through Windemere back to the start, but my route here stayed on the Iron Horse trail to get back home.