Photos from a May 2001 hike at Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve
(click on any image for a larger view)
Trailhead
Trailhead
Gate
Gate
Bridge
Bridge
Passing information kiosk
Passing information kiosk
Flax
Flax
Phyllis Ellman Loop Trail
Phyllis Ellman Loop Trail split
Ninebark
Ninebark
Rocky trail
Rocky stretch of trail
Phyllis Ellman Loop Trail
Phyllis Ellman Loop Trail
False lupine
False lupine
Split
Split; stay right
Roots tangle the trail
Roots tangle across the trail
Spur rejoins
Spur rejoins
Climbing
Climbing
Little bridge
Little bridge
Blackberries
Blackberries
Another split
Another split; stay right
Phyllis Ellman Loop Trail
Phyllis Ellman Loop Trail
     Lupine
     Lupine
Split
Split; stay left
Coast live oak
Coast live oak
California bay
California bay
Nearing the crest
Nearing the crest
Split
Split
Crest
Crest
View south
View south
View to Tam
View to Tam
Ring Mountain Fire Road
Ring Mountain Fire Road
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Path to Petroglyph Rock
Path to Petroglyph Rock
Rock carvings
Rock carvings
An unusual paintbrush
An unusual paintbrush
Returning to junction
Returning to junction
View north
View north
Split
Split and signpost 14
     Tiburon mariposa lily
     Tiburon mariposa lily
     Tiburon mariposa lily
     Another
Descent
Descent
Buckeye
Buckeye
View
View
Spur rejoins
Spur rejoins
     Soap plant
     Soap plant
Trail
Phyllis Ellman Loop Trail
Trail
Near houses
     Flower
     White brodiaea
Ithuriel's spear
Ithuriel's spear (in front of false lupine leaves)
Junction
Approaching junction
Returning to the trialhead
Returning to the trailhead
 




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