A walk in Sunol Regional Wilderness area

A couple of days ago, I went for a walk with Ed Dieden in the Sunol Regional Wilderness area. The Sunol Wilderness is an artifact of the San Francisco Water Department – which, in its own way is as much an octopus as the famous Los Angeles Department of Water & Powers – buying the Spring Valley Water Company and its water shed in 1930. Now much of it is wilderness.

Ed and I took a walk near Alameda Creek to an area known as Little Yosemite. It should be know as Really Little Yosemite as it is an area about 150 yards long and – maybe – 15 feet high. But the walk – through acid green grass and freshly budding oaks that were so bright it almost hurt our eyes – was great. Here are some pictures:


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