Photos from a March 2001 hike on Mount Tamalpais (Phoenix Lake Trailhead)
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Gate at park entrance
When the town of Ross closes the parking lot, you'll be greeted with this locked gate
Parking lot
Parking lot
Phoenix Lake Fire Road starts at the edge of the parking lot
Phoenix Lake Fire Road starts at the edge of the parking lot
     Waterfall
     Waterfall
Phoenix Lake Fire Road
Phoenix Lake Fire Road
     Buttercup
     Buttercup
Milkmaids
Milkmaids
Flowering madrone
Flowering madrone
     Spillway
     Spillway
Approaching junction and Phoenix Lake
Approaching junction, and Phoenix Lake
Turtles
Turtles
Junction with Worn Springs Fire Road
Junction with Worn Springs Fire Road
Phoenix Lake Fire Road
Phoenix Lake Fire Road
Junction
Junction with Yolanda Trail
Shooting stars
Shooting stars
Yolanda Trail
Yolanda Trail
Climbing
Climbing
Irises
Irises
Madrone
Madrone
Spur path
Spur path connects to Worn Springs Fire Road
     Hound's tongue
     Hound's tongue
Trail crests
Trail crests
Leaving the woods
Leaving the woods
     Chamise
     Chamise
Little white flowers
White flowers
        Red larkspur
        Red larkspur
Trees thrive in damp creases of the hill
Trees thrive in the damp creases of the hill
     Bluedicks
     Bluedicks
Yolanda Trail
Yolanda Trail
Paintbrush
Paintbrush
Lion Rock
Lion Rock
Lupine
Lupine
Poppy
Poppy
Yolanda Trail
Yolanda Trail
View to Tam's peaks
View to Tam's peaks
Grassland
Grassland
     Tiny lupines
     Tiny lupines
This oak-studded hill makes a good lunch break on a sunny day
This oak-studded hill makes for a good lunch stop on a sunny day
     Royal larkspur
     Royal larkspur
Back in the woods
Back in the woods
Approaching twin falls
Twin falls
Yolanda Trail
Yolanda Trail
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Junction
Junction
Hidden Meadow Trail
Hidden Meadow Trail
Winding downhill
Winding downhill
A look downhill
A look downhill, to one of my favorite trees
Under oaks
Under oaks
Crossing a damp seep
Passing through a damp area
     Popcorn flowers
     Popcorn flowers
At the base of switchbacks, a pretty bridge
At the base of fenced switchbacks, a pretty bridge
Hound's tongue
Hound's tongue
Hidden Meadow
Hidden Meadow
Rerouted trail and new bridge
Rerouted trail and new bridge
     A few redwoods
     A few redwoods
Rerouted trail
Rerouted trail
Junction
Junction
Shaver Grade
Shaver Grade
Junction
Junction
Junction
Junction
Creekside path
Creekside path
Returning to fire road
Returning to the fire road
Phoenix Lake
Phoenix Lake
Junction
Junction with Yolanda Trail
Turtle
Turtle
Black oak with spring foliage
Black oak with spring foliage
Black oak
Black oak

Butterfly
 






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