This afternoon I hiked up the famous Dipsea trail, which starts in Mill Valley and ends 7 miles later at Stinson Beach. I would have liked to make it all the way to Stinson, but of course then I’d be 7 miles from my scooter, so I hiked in for about two hours, then I turned around at the Ben Johnson trail and hiked all the way back.
The Dipsea had been through a rough winter: a pretty significant landslide wiped out one section (and the road above it), and a foot bridge over Canyon Creek got washed out. Luckily it wasn’t enough to stop me, I managed to scramble around the various hazards, and continue on my way.
I took a bunch of photos, but by and large I ended up focusing on the recently blooming spring flowers. I can identify the poppies, but if anyone knows the names of the others, please leave a comment.