Sunday, January 08, 2012

The Return of the Family Hikes

We took a 2-1/2 hour hike in the Presidio today.

The goal was to hike the Ecology Trail, starting at Inspiration Point.

Armed with espresso drinks and children, off we went.

We walked down to the trail.

It started off in fairly open space...

...but shifted into the woods fairly quickly.

Someone had propped up a bunch of sticks that I thought looked like a stegosaurus skeleton, but Anders wasn't so sure.

Our plan was thwarted when we ran into this detour.

(art shot interlude)

Our detour lacked sufficient signs telling us where to go. We took a wrong turn somewhere, and never found our way back to the Ecology Trail. That's ok, though, because we found out about this historical building that is being turned into an inn, which will open sometime in 2012.

We also found this cool display, showing where the foundation was in the old days versus today.

Even if we weren't on the Ecology Trail anymore, we still had cool things to see. See the Golden Gate Bridge there?

We ended up on Lovers' Lane. We're flexible, so we rolled with it.

We stopped for a snack.

Here's a view of Lovers' Lane from our snacking spot.

Here's a picture showing Sigrid's careful parenting technique.

More Lovers' Lane.

Another great stick structure!

And another great view.

After finishing Lovers' Lane, we walked back to the car.

It was a great hike!

1 comment:

  1. I love these pix--that hike looks pretty awesome. Don't know if it's the cute kids or the espresso.