Photos from a June 2000 hike at Picchetti Ranch
(click on any image for a larger view)
Trailhead
Trailhead
South from the parking lot
South from the parking lot
Signboard
Information signboard
Winery
Winery
     Start of the trail
     Start of the trail
Picchetti Winery
Picchetti Winery
     Bridge
     Bridge
     Blackberry
     Blackberry
     Walnut tree
     Walnut tree
Zinfandel Trail
Zinfandel Trail
Poison oak
Huge hedge of poison oak
Zinfandel Trail
Zinfandel Trail
     Plum tree
     I think this a plum tree
Junction
Junction with Orchard Loop Trail
Pear
Pear tree
Junction
Junction with Bear Meadow Trail
     Quail in a tree
     Quail in a tree
     Near the pond
     Near the pond
     Young madrone
     Young madrone
     Brief uphill
     Brief uphill
Pond
Pond
Approaching junction
Approaching junction with Orchard Loop Trail
Junction
Start of the hiking only section of Zinfandel
Zinfandel Trail
Zinfandel Trail
Wild rose
Wild rose
     About to enter shade
     About to enter shade
View south
View south
     Creambush
     Creambush
California bays
California bays
Angling along the hillside
Angling along the hillside
Monkeyflower
Monkeyflower
Sagebrush
Sagebrush
     Buckeye
     Buckeye
     Toyon
     Toyon
     Chaparral
     Chaparral
     Descending into woods
     Descending into woods
     California bays
     California bays
Approaching bridge
Approaching bridge
Hazelnut
Hazelnut
     Honeysuckle
     Honeysuckle
     Uphill
     Uphill
Paintbrush and fern
A few lingering paintbrush, and some dried out maidenhair fern
     Back into chaparral
     Back into chaparral
Holly-leaf cherry
Holly-leaf cherry
Cercocarpus
Cercocarpus
View to reservoir
View to Stevens Creek Reservoir
Approaching border with county park
Approaching border with Stevens Creek County Park
Turn around point
Turn around point
     Elderberry
     Blue elderberry
     Stevens Creek Reservoir visible
Stevens Creek Reservoir visible
Junction
Junction with Bear Meadow Trail
Pitcher sage
Pitcher sage
Junction with Bear Meadow Trail
Junction with Bear Meadow Trail
Junction with path to Montebello Road
Junction with path to Montebello Road
     Chamise
     Chamise
     Steep
     Steep!
Junction with path to vista
Junction with path to vista
View to the quarry
That awful quarry
     Descending
     Descending
Orchard Loop Trail
Orchard Loop Trail
Peacock
The winery's resident peacock
     Peacock
     Peacock





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