Bob Burd's California Travels

Last Updated: Sun Jun 26 19:52:19 2016

While I still favor the Sierra Nevada, I can no longer claim to only stray now and then. I'm running out of the higher peaks in the Sierra, so I end up rambling about other parts of California as well as nearby states. If you're interested in a particular peak, they are listed in chronological order below, but not all peak names appear if you try to do a search. There is an alphabetized list below that has all of the peaks listed, just select the letter of interest. Almost all of my hiking/scrambling/climbing involves dayhikes of varying durations, some more than 20hrs in length. This is all part of a somewhat haphazard effort to show that any peak in California can be dayhiked given enough determination. That, and I happen to like hiking - a lot. :-)
Latest Comment: 06/25/16 19:39:45 - #1111 (#1110)
Having spent my childhood in Tar Canyon, I very much enjoyed the return visit through Bob's written account and accompanying photos. I was a bit confused at the beginning of the article until I looked at the photos and realized Bob came in on Utica Avenue instead of coming up Tar Canyon Road. Thanks for the vicarious visit home!

By the way, side #26 is mislabeled. It is titled "Looking East" but is obviously shot looking directly into the setting sun.

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2012 Sierra Peaks (41)
  • 11/7 
  • North Kettle - Kettle Pinnacle - 2 others
  • 11/6 
  • Sugarloaf
  • 10/16 
  • Tobias - Bull Run - 5 others
  • 10/15 
  • Fish BM - Hermit Rock - 6 others
  • 10/14 
  • Hockett Peak - Peak 8,344ft
  • 10/7 
  • Cattle - Junction Butte - Squaw Dome
  • 10/6 
  • Fresno Dome - Iron - 3 others
  • 9/27 
  • Deadwood Peak - Peak 9,205ft
  • 9/26 
  • Tryon Peak - Peak 9,960ft
  • 9/25 
  • Peak 10,833ft - Big Sam - Peak 9,115ft
  • 9/19 
  • Tom - Peak 9,691ft - Musick
  • 9/18 
  • Evon BM - Peak 11,515ft
  • 9/12 
  • Walker - Hanging Valley Ridge - 2 others
  • 9/11 
  • Center - Hawksbeak - 2 others
  • 9/10 
  • Tioga Crest - Mt. Scowden
  • 8/28 
  • Dennison Mountain
  • 8/27 
  • Lawson Peak - Kaweah Queen
  • 8/19 
  • Tyndall West - Polychrome Peak
  • 8/18 
  • Barnard East
  • 8/17 
  • Indian Rock
  • 8/16 
  • Vennacher Needle
  • 8/15 
  • Kid Mtn. - Big Kid Mtn.
  • 8/14 
  • Barrett Peak
  • 8/13 
  • Ski Mountaineers Peak - Mt. Fusilade
  • 8/12 
  • Mt. Gould
  • 8/11 
  • Leonard Minaret
  • 8/10 
  • Eocene Peak - Kettle Peak
  • 8/8 
  • Hiram - Airola - 3 others
  • 7/26 
  • Brown - Nelson - 2 others
  • 7/25 
  • Hoffman - Finger Rock - 3 others
  • 7/19 
  • Paradise Peak - Amphitheater Dome
  • 7/18 
  • Mineral - Peak 12,109ft - Peak 12,100ft
  • 7/12 
  • Palmer Mountain
  • 6/19 
  • Peak 11,357ft - Rafferty - 2 others
  • 6/14 
  • Yosemite's Falls Ridge
  • 6/9 
  • Leaning Tower - Lower Cathedral Rock - 3 others
  • 6/8 
  • Half Dome/Snake Dike
  • 6/7 
  • Royal Arches
  • 6/6 
  • Cathedral - Eichorn Pinnacle - 3 others
  • 4/1 
  • Lincoln - Disney - Crows Nest
  • 3/31 
  • Mt. Judah