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Santa Teresa Park Wildflowers, Spring 2002

Mine, Fortini, Stile Ranch Wildflowers, 4/11/08

Coyote Peak, Rocky Ridge Wildflowers, Feb-Apr. '08

Coyote Ridge Wildflowers, 4/13/08

Almaden Quicksilver Wildflowers and Views, Spring 2008, Part 2

Bernal Hill wildflowers and views, Feb-Apr. '08 Part 1, Part 2

Coyote Peak, Rocky Ridge, Feb-April '08

Mother's Day Walk, Fortini-Stile, 5/4/08

Outdoor Photography Class/Wildflower Walk, Bernal Ranch/Hill 4/4/09

Geocaching Class, Fortini-Mine-Stile Ranch Trail, 4/11/09

Pre-Mother's Day Walk, Fortini-Mine-Stile Ranch Trail, 5/3/09

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Healthy Trails Walk, May 9, 2009

Fortini-Stile Ranch Trails

The day before Mother's Day, Cait Hutnik led a Healthy Trails walk on the Fortini, MIne, and Stile Ranch Trails.

Cait talking to the group assembled at the trailhead on San Vicente Rd., near Fortini Rd.

The group starts to head up the trail at 9:20 am

Heading up the western switchbacks of the Stile Ranch trail.

Golden yarrow, poppy.

At the top of the switchbacks.

Nearing the top of the ridge.

Coming down the ridge into the first valley.

Looking at the wildflowers on the side of the hill.

Heading to the bottom of the first valley.

Heading up the rocky east side of the first valley.

Up the east switchbacks of the first valley.

Looking back across the valley.


Heading down the second valley.

Yellow owl's clover.

Chick lupine.

Looking at the flowers on the hillside.

Cait found an eggshell by the trail, possibly from a turkey egg.

At the junction of the Stile Ranch and Mine Trails.

Heading up the Mine Trail.

Heading down the Mine Trail to the Fortini Trail junction.

Heading down the Fortini Trail.

Dudleya on the rocks by the trail.

Crossing the creek.

Letting an equestrian pass by on the Fortini Trail.

Feeling the bark on the manzanita tree.

Going by the old barn by the trail.

Mariposa lilies.

End of the hike at 10:50 am.

Pictures by Cait Hutnik

Closeup of dudleya

Closeup of dudleya

Most beautiful jewelflower



Rock wall

Stile RanchTrail view from the rock wall.

Group picture from the hike.

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