Photos from a May 2001 hike on Mount Tamalpais (Bon Tempe Trailhead)
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Turkey
Turkey on the side of the road
Trailhead
Trailhead
Start
Start
Junction
Junction
Crossing spillway
Crossing spillway
Dam
Dam
Viea across the lake
View across the lake to Mount Tam's peaks
View to Alpine Lake
Alpine Lake
Junction
Junction
Junction
Junction
Alpine Lake
Alpine Lake
Rocky Ridge Fire Road
Rocky Ridge Fire Road
Wooded stretch
Wooded stretch
Climbing
Climbing through mostly chaparral
Toyon
Toyon
View back to the north
View back to the north
Azalea
Azalea
View west
View west
        Flower
        Mariposa tulip?
Ceanothus
Ceanothus
View east
View east
Grade levels out
Grade levels out
Yerba santa
Yerba santa
Closed trail
Signed as closed, this is the other segment of Stocking Trail
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Stocking Trail
Stocking Trail
Trailside plants
Chamise, manzanita, and toyon line the beginning of the trail
Squeeze
Unless the water district trims the shrubs, tall hikers will be ducking their heads through here
Blue flowers
Ceanothus
Bridge at Van Wyck Creek
Bridge at Van Wyck Creek
Huckleberry
Huckleberry is common in the understory
Stocking Trail
Stocking Trail
Giant chain ferns
Giant chain ferns
Tanoak
Tanoak
Along the shore of Hidden Lake
Along the shore of Hidden Lake
Hidden Lake
Hidden Lake
Junction with Kent Trail
Junction with Kent Trail
     Kent Trail
     Kent Trail
Foul Pool
Foul Pool
Near East Fork Swede George Creek
Near the East Fork of Swede George Creek, an area prone to landslides
Pipe along the trail
Pipe along the trail
California nutmeg
California nutmeg
     Narrow stretch
     Narrow stretch
Trailside plants
Douglas fir, chinquapin, and manzanita crowd the trail
Skink
Skink
     Alpine Lake through the trees
     Alpine Lake
     Kent Trail
     Kent Trail
     Indian warrior
     Indian warrior
Kent Trail
Kent Trail
Bridge
Bridge along a rerouted stretch
      Spotted corralroot
      Spotted coralroot
Bridge at Van Wyck Creek
Bridge at Van Wyck Creek
     Water
     Sunlight on the lake
Alpine Lake
Alpine Lake
Through grassland
Through grassland
False lupine along the trail
False lupine along the trail
     False lupine
     False lupine
Rocky
Rocky
Kent Trail
Kent Trail
Mariposa tulips
Mariposa tulips
       Unknown flower
     Sickleleaf onion
  Last stretch of woods
Last stretch of woods
  Creambush
Creambush
  Kent Trail dumps onto gravel road
Kent Trail merges onto a gravel road, called Alpine Bon Tempe Fire Road in Tamalpais Trails
  Junction
Junction
  Returning across the dam
Returning across the dam
     




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