Running and Hiking trails

May 28, 2020

EUREKA! Two Homes, Two Addresses, One 2.4 acre Lot in Grass Valley, CA, Sierra foothills

What a find! These homes at 18518 and 18516 Mother Lode Road are ready for you to polish into your own gem.   A possible multi-generational […]
May 6, 2020

Darling Single Story Golf Course Home in Lake of the Pines, Auburn, CA

New on market. 12238 Lakeshore North in Lake of the Pines gated foothill community. 3 bedroom/2 bath. 1659 square feet. Open, airy feel with great location […]
April 24, 2020

5 Year New Home in Cascade Crossing, Grass Valley, CA. Minutes from Hwy 49, Sierra Foothills

Watch our Virtual Tour This home in desirable Cascade Crossing has so much to offer. Cascade Crossing is a subdivision of 80+ homes located just minutes […]
September 13, 2018


This morning I was running Stevens Trail just outside of Colfax, California. Stevens gets my vote as the most beautiful trail in the Foothills, at least […]
March 17, 2013

Folsom Lake, CA Trail

This is one of the most scenic trails I know.  The soft sandy foot path is a sweet bonus. The trail, which runs southwest from Auburn […]
February 28, 2013

Empire Mine State Park, Grass Valley, CA, the Running and Hiking Trails

Empire Mine State Park Trails.   Here’s a video that will give you a taste of the trails at Empire Mines State Park in Grass Valley, CA.  […]
February 22, 2013

Running the Spenceville Wildlife Trails

Running the Spenceville Wildlife Trails. How to get there: Take Highway 20 out of Grass valley heading west toward Marysville and Yuba City. Just after you […]
February 10, 2013

Go for a Run on the Yuba River with Bob

Today we’ll run about 8 miles, 4 miles out and 4 miles back, along the South Fork of the Yuba River, the soul of Nevada County.  […]
July 21, 2012

Running Embudito Canyon

One of my favorite places to run is the Embudito Canyon below the Sandia Mountains near Albuquerque, New Mexico. ,   If you thought that first […]
July 20, 2012

Oh, The Places I Run

Running is about places, the places I run. Yes, certainly, running is about physical conditioning or mileage or racing or losing weight or setting goals or […]
June 23, 2012

Buddha, Won’t You please Come Home?

Part 1.  The Secret Trail There’s a secret trail near my home at Lake of the Pines, California.  Dharma and I run there often because it’s […]
May 16, 2012

The Best Running and Hiking Trails in Placer and Nevada Counties

Click on  the Trail Names below to visit my photo essay and description of the trails Stevens Trail in Colfax The Magnificent Stevens Trail Stevens Trail in […]