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 By Quincy Koetz
North Sonoma Mountain

North Sonoma Mountain Hike near Santa Rosa, CA

Onward with my “close-ish to home hikes” during COVID19! Sonoma Mountain looms over the North Bay and is tantalizingly close to nearly every major city in Sonoma County. For many years, access to this iconic summit was highly restricted. That’s probably due to its highly prized vineyards and viticulture. However, Jack London State...

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Scarper Peak

Scarper Peak Hike near Half Moon Bay, CA

Scarper Peak is one of the most significant peaks on the San Francisco Peninsula but you’d never know that unless you studied a map. Tucked away in previously inaccessible ranch lands, this area was apparently purchased by POST for public use. These days, its a gorgeous though well off-the-beaten track hike near Half Moon Bay...

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