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Beautiful Bay Views on Mt Tam

It was a warm July day on the Marin County coastline. We started at Stinson at 8:30am-there was some morning fog cover, but by the…

Bam Bam Mountain Tam

Getting there, drove through a good amount of soggy, foggy conditions.  The cool was welcome  as I had endured 90s temps in the Central Valley…

Tam Above the Clouds

When we drove to the state park, all of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge was covered in fog. But, when we got up…

Summit with bugs

Oh boy!! We encountered the worst bugs ever!! We sprayed ourselves and still went after us.  From the beginning until the end of our hike!…

Pan Pam – Tam !!!

Beautiful day to hike Mount Tamalpais. We started at 7:00 am from Deapsea Trailhead, group of 10 who had ultimate aim to eat Pancakes at…

Pancake Hike

This was my first two digit hike with an amazing group. The temperature was hot, but pancake treat kept me going The views were beautiful…

Celebrating the 4th on the Trail

Started the day at Stinson Beach with a nice, but not overwhelming, blanket of fog – and spent most of the day going in and…

Red, White, and TAM

Foggy morning starting at Stinson Beach.  We did a complete loop going up Dipsea Trail and hiking down Matt Davis Trail. Cleared up once we…

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

Peak #6: #MountTamalpais is in the books! Back in 2020 we decided to do The @NorCal.SixPackofPeaks, but unfortunately had to stop due to the pandemic.…

Can’t wait to do Mt Tam again

We had fog to start and sun at the peak with temps perfectly in the 70s. Loved the different climate zones from forest to open…

Mt. Tamalpais

A wonderful blue-sky day for my final hike of the 2022 NorCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge. I started at Lake Lagunitas, which made the hike…

Mount Tammy

Beautiful Hike! Spectacular views…really really nice trail the whole way through!  Completely rewarding, really loved every minute of it! The waterfalls, the redwoods, the cool…

Beach to Mountain Hike

My partner and I enjoyed this hike on the most beautiful day. The drive there was stunning, the hike was challenging and the tacos at…

Leapt to Tam

Too warm for Mt Saint Helena or Mt Diablo so made a leap in difficulty for cooler temps. Many other hikers also picked Tam for…

Not so Tame Tam

Three of us from last week’s Mount Diablo Hike, climbed Mt. Tam as another training hike. We were all surprised by how much harder and…

Sea to Summit

Tough hike. Stinson is quite crowded on the weekends but there was parking at the beach parking lot. The weather was actually perfect, cloudy day…

Mt Tam

This was so far the best one. It was cool with a cloud cover most of the day. Beautiful waterfalls. Lush green foliage. No bugs.…

Gorgeous day on Mt Tam!

Much warmer than expected, but beautiful day to climb beach to peak and back! I highly recommend hitting up the cafe by the beach parking…

Trail Bike :-)

14May22 Our 2nd hike for this trip (5th peak for the NorCal 6-POP). A friend from Concord met us at the trailhead and joined our…

mt tam east peak

Gorgeous.  Gorgeous.  Gorgeous.  My favorite so far and stunning views.  Could do again and take tons of different trails. Lots of mountain bikers.  Little shade.

Long wondrous loop on Mt Tam

This loop started at the Mountain Home Inn, down to the Muir Woods, up to the Pantoll, the Mountain Theater, etc before reached the East…

Mt. Tam

It was a cool and windy day but sunny.  The hike was one of most scenic hikes in the Bay Area that I have done. …

Mount Tam

Beautiful ferns and shade following a creek.  Fun climbing the “ladder” up.

Sixth Peak by the Sea

Great hike all around. Huge views of the bay, SF can be seen but its tucked away beind another hill at times. Lots of poisen…

A favorite hike on Tamilpais

Beautiful hike out Steep Ravine and back on Matt Davis.  Looped a little extra at the top.  Not sure the short spur to the peak…

Mt. Tamalpais: A True Sea to Summit

This was my 3rd (3/6) of the Northern California Six Packs of Peaks Challenge. I started with a friend at 8:45am and ended at 7:45pm…

Tam

Got to hit all three peaks. You can refill water at east peak if needed. Weekday/no crowds made this one faster and easier than usual.…

Mt Tam above the fog

Beautiful day after rain with heavy thick fog covering ocean, bay, SF and everything else except Mt Diablo.

Tam Tam Mt Tam

Beautiful short hike, weather was cold, rainy but we all were prepared for it.

Mt Tam hike

Cold, breezy, and foggy weather and limited visibility.  Lots of wildflowers (especially irises) and water in streams and waterfalls. Enjoyable hike, but unfortunately no view…

MOUNT TAMALPAIS

I started the trail with a group of around 12 people. Weather was perfect for a hike as it was partially cloudy. The trail was…

Mount Tamalpais From Stinson Beach

Nice weather for a long hike, started out foggy but cleared up a few hours into the hike. Great views from the West Point Inn…

The Ibex Abides

Long road-to-trail run starting from Larkspur Landing, ascending through Kent-Woodlands and connecting to Indian Fire Trail on Mt. Tam. Tried to go the steepest and…

Mt Tam summit

We did the East summit and then split and did part of Dipsea Trail for total of 11 miles

Mount tam

This hike was so beautiful, it was hard but not to bad. Me and my mom had a amazing time looking around to see all…

Mount tam

This hike was so beautiful, it was hard but not to bad. Me and my mom had a amazing time looking around to see all…

Mount Tam

Started at Stinson Beach around 6am ,took our time and summitted around 11am. 16 miles total round trip

6 Peaks Challenge completed!!!!!!!

Start the hike at 37 degrees at 8:15 a.m. since going uphill first, it wasn’t too cold at all. I hike here many times and…

2022 Mount Tamalpais

It was an awesome hike, especially at the beginning of the trail where there were a lot of foliage, waterfalls, and creeks. I wish I…

Tremendous Tam

A beautiful day. There was actually a race going on the mountain that day. It was fun cheering on the runners as they passed us.…

Mount Tam Summit

Parked on Summit then took Temelpa>Hoo Koo e Koo>Vic Haun where we saw the 1944 plane crash>Temelpa to the summit. Perfect weather and great views!

Mount Tamalpais from Stinson Beach

I arrived at the Dipsea trail parking lot at 7:10am and there were only 3-4 spots available. The weather was very good, and it’s possible…

Tam

Perfect day!

Slow reveal

Tips There are so many trails having a good sense of where you are going beforehand helps.  Go to the old fire lookout and and…

TwoSix – Mt. Tam

Great hike with an amazing group.  Perfect weather, breath-taking views of beach, ocean, woods and peak..

See the Dipsea

This hike surpassed my expectations in beauty!  The redwood and creek portion was gorgeous but then the views of the Bay Area were incredible! I’ve…

Up the Tam

A tough 17 mile hike. Views from the top of Mt Tam are breathtaking. A must do for hiking enthusiasts

Beach to Peak

steep up from Stinson Beach, one of the mist beautifully maintained natural trails I’ve ever hiked. Magical woods up through biome strata to the peak…

Beautiful Mt Tam!

Beautiful hike to Mt Tam peak. The last few miles towards the summit were pretty steep with stairs. The wildflowers were blooming and the rocks…

Mt Tamalpais

Good hike with Explore The Bay meetup group – organized by David Hseish.

Mt. Tamlpais

This hike was organized by David Hsieh ETB Meetup Group.

Panoramic views of the Bay (and the coast)

Plenty of parking at the trailhead a short drive from Pantoll ranger Station. Covers different scenery (woods, chaparral, views, mini-waterfalls, meadows, …). Wildflowers blooming. Lots…

Mount Tam!

A challenging trail with a mix of rocky trails and narrow and wide dirt trails. The weather was overcast and mild with a light jacket…

Mount Tam

Led our group from rock springs as the parking lot is larger there and no toll charge. I modified our trails to connect up at…

Mount Tam

Led our group from rock springs as the parking lot is larger there and no toll charge. I modified our trails to connect up at…

Mt. Tam

Started from the Rock Springs parking lot, which is paved with portables.  The trail taken connected up to Pantoll, with a very challenging grade in…

Mt. Tamalpias

Another good hike but maybe we can start ascend earlier and try another trail head so we won’t be hiking around the woods for too…

Mt. Tamalpais

Plenty of parking at 8:30 am. Bathrooms available at trailhead & along route which are in good condition. Absolutely gorgeous views of North Bay &…

Stinson Beach to Mt.Tamalpais

We started at 8:30 AM. It took about 9 hrs or so for us complete. Best part is we got awesome view of sunset when…

Mount Tam ascent

Third Peak down: Mt Tamalpais! I recruited a friend to join me on this hike for three goals: my third Six Pack peak; my 51st…

The long way round!

Lovely cool and sunny day in Marin County. We started out early in the high 20s and ended in the afternoon with high 5o’s. Crystal…

Pan Toll To Tam

It was sunny yet a cold chilly hike. Wore three layers and gloves the whole way. Trails were well kept and scenic. When we reached…

Mt.Tam Stinson loop

Matt Davis up and Dipsea down. Started @ 6:30 and didn’t see a soul until I was almost at Pantoll. Nice peaceful morning. Nice trails…

Mt Tam

Beautiful day on the Tam.

Mt. Tam

I made it to the top.

mt. tam

It was a beautiful day, and a nice trail.

Beach to Peak

Morning less traveled trail and shady, very needed in the afternoon, got very warm today. Hit Fern trail before 11.00am or it gets brutal from…

Step up to Mt. Tamp

We switched the order and went to Mount Tamp. I hiked with my two friends. Somehow we chose the hottest day! The uphill kicked my…

Mount Tam Cam views

Mount Tam was a tough hike, but it has 360 panoramic views of the Bay Area once you reach the top! Bring plenty of water…

Mount Tam Cam views

Mount Tam was a tough hike, but it has 360 panoramic views of the Bay Area once you reach the top! Bring plenty of water…

Mt Tam thru Cataract falls

Started thru Cataract falls trail up to the peak. 10miles uphill 5miles steep downhill. Passed thru beautiful falls.

Mt Tam

Hiked with 23 people

Mt. Tam

Weather was perfect – high went up to 53 degrees. Trail was varied from open fire roads to shaded. Very pleasant conditions.

Tamalpais

This is in my backyard – beautiful day

Saved the best for last!

Saved the best peak for last. Started early from Whitegate (off Panoramic Hwy). Hiked Dipsea to Pantoll and then took the Nora trail to West…

Sky to Sea

Route from Whitegate Ranch trailhead up Dipsea, through Pantoll, Nora trail to West Point Inn, Fern Creek trail to East Summit and finish down Steep…

Gorgeous Mt. Tam, above the fog

Started out barely above the morning fog.  Went steadily uphill to the East Peak, with a stop at the plane wreckage.  Watched as the Salesforce…

Ticky Tam

Weather was perfect and water was flowing everywhere which was awesome.  Unfortunately I picked up a tick on the Matt Davis Trail when I brushed…

Mount Tam, one of my favs

Mt. Tam is one of my favorite places.  We went when there was lots of water.  Weather was great, views are awesome.

Best Hike of the Six Peaks

This was the best hike of the six peaks. A lot of running water down the mountain from the recent rains. The views of the…

My Tam

Cold and windy

Mt. Tam: Sea to Summit

Arrived to the Dipsea trailhead at the start of sunrise. The Dipsea portion of the trail was wet and dark from the tree cover but…

Mt. Tam in the fog!

Beautiful views at the top event though it was foggy. Technical rocky trail but more doable than I thought. Lots of great photo opportunities! The…

Mount Tam with Santa

Santa was too busy to hike, but ran into a few deer, so basically the same thing. It was a cold, foggy and rainy hike,…

MT Tam, The Beat for Las!

So glad that there was a break in the rain today so I could conquer my last peak of the challenge, Mt Tamalpais! I started…

Last Peak of 2021!

I cut it close and was worried I wouldn’t complete the 2021 NorCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge by the end of the year because of…

Fogged in on Mt. Tam

The Steep Ravine Trail was definitely the highlight of the hike with tons of waterfalls from recent rains. The rest of the way up was…

#5 Mount Tam

This is by far our longest hike and most beautiful one! At the summit, it felt heavenly, with the full cloud cover. First 4 miles…

Last peak for 2021!

Beautiful, clear day before the rain came. Got a little turned around at the beginning, end up taking Stagecoach to Miller and the Fairy Falls…

CircumTam

Rather than follow the suggested hike from Stinson Beach to the East Peak, I chose to follow in the footsteps of Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder…

Mt Tam

Had a great hike up Tam yesterday.  Went up the Dipsea trail to Steep Ravine then crossed the road and up to the top.  Came…

Gorgeous Mt Tam

Took narrow, steep paths up, and fire roads down.  Gorgeous views out over the Bay: SF and Mount Diablo.

Mt. Tamalpais East Peak

Another awesome hike – incredibly gorgeous! One of my favorites – top two for sure. Stunning views and we had a very clear day. Also…

Mt. Tam

Lovely hike through a lot of single-track trails. The views were spectacular all the way up.

Rockin’ Mount Tam

If you can catch it on a clear day, Mount Tam never disappoints. Nor does a day hiking with team “On the Rocks” ❤️ Just…

Mount Tam

Mount Tam was beautiful. More stairs than I thought but that view was absolutely breathtaking. I would rate this hike as moderate/hard.

Rising Above the Clouds

Started out in foggy scrub, rose through misty redwoods, then climbed above the fog into sunny chaparral and finally the peak! Creek and falls were…

Mt. Tam – Wrong way down

https://www.alltrails.com/explore/map/mountain-theater-west-point-inn-and-mount-tamalpais-loop-d2cdf04?u=i 8.2miles This is a pretty hike, but would recommend going up the steep side first thru Fern Creek.  I do not like large loose…

Last of 6 in 2021!

Great day hike! Lots of people at the start and finish, but not too many on the trails. Sunny but haze obscured the views.

Taming the Tam

Went on a great hike with a small group of just the three of us.  Got to explore some cool areas.

And Thus We Finish With Tamalpais

“Just makin up poems in my head as I climb toward Mount Tamalpais. See up there, as beautiful a mountain as you’ll see anywhere in…

Tam-Tam Morning

Second-favorite of the Six-Pack, a little long but generally easy grade the whole time.  Nice to have done comparably-easier hike after Diablo the day before…

Mt. Tam

Perfect day to hike Mt. Tam! Temperature was great, views were amazing with the weather even while hiking back in the dark