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When I first started writing about my travels, I was creating a page for each trip. Then I started putting several of the "smaller" trips together in one page. Now there are so many of these that it is sometimes hard to locate a specific report. This index provides links to these individual sections of multi-trip reports. It's intended primarily for my own use, but anyone who runs across it is welcome to make us of it.

--Dick Estel, February 2017

 

Bluegrass Festivals         Coastal & Northern California         Courtright Reservoir

Desert Locations         Family & Hockey           Hensley Lake          Mariposa County

National Parks (out of state)          Nelder Grove          Pine Flat Lake Area

San Joaquin Gorge          San Joaquin River Trail West          Sequoia-Kings Canyon

Sierra Mountains          Valley & Sierra Foothills          Yosemite

   

Bluegrass Festivals

Logandale NV 2002 Bluegrass on the River 2003 Logandale 2003
Colorado River 2005 Bluegrass on the River 2005 Bakersfield Bluegrass 2007
Colorado River 2007 Quartzite 2008 Bluegrass on the River 2008
Brown Barn Bluegrass 2009 Plymouth Bluegrass 2009 Hobbs Grove 2009
Lake Havasu Bluegrass 2010 Brown Barn Bluegrass 2010 Hobbs Grove 2010
Kings River 2013 Kings River 2015  
 
Desert Locations
Valley of Fire Superstition Mountains Joshua Tree National Park 2005
Joshua Tree 2007 Mojave Preserve March 2010 Mojave Preserve April 2010
Mojave Preserve May 2010 Red Rocks Canyon Nevada  
   
  Out of State National Parks
Arches & Canyonlands Grand Canyon  
  
Pine Flat Lake Area
Pine Flat and Big Creek 2013 Sycamore Creek April 2014 Ramblers Edison Point 2015
Pine Flat Drive & Hike 2015 Edison Point March 2015 Sycamore Creek 2016
Ramblers Edison Point 2016 Ramblers Sycamore Creek 2016 Edison with Teri & Monica 2016
Kirch Flat Camping 2016 Pine Flat Creeks & Edison Point Pine Flat Drive & Hike with Janell February 2017
The Road to Goofy Smith Flat Sycamore Fire Road Feb 2017 Ramblers Hike 2017
Road Trip March 2017 Sycamore Fire Road Mar 2017  
 
San Joaquin Valley and Sierra Foothills 
Table Mountain 2009 Table Mountain April 2011 Mono Museum North Fork
Millerton South Shore Trail January 2014 Millerton Trail April 2014 Ramblers Millerton January 2015
Ramblers Eastman Lake 2016 Ramblers Millerton January 2017  Ramblers Lewis Creek 2015
Ramblers Jensen Trail Eaton Trail Nov & Dec 2015 Eaton Trail February 2016
The Dry Creeks of Fresno County FINS Trail November 2016 Dry Creek Tulare County
Dry Creek Exploration 2017 Ramblers on the FINS Trail McKenzie Preserve 2017
Ramblers Eastman Lake 2017    
 
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks & Vicinity
Cedar Grove & Grant Grove 2007 Buena Vista Peak November 2013 Buena Vista May 2014
Ramblers Crescent Meadow 2015 Ramblers Boole Tree Trail Big Stump Basin Hike 2014
Cedar Grove Camp 2016 Tokopah Falls Hike Ramblers Hume Lake Loop
    
Yosemite
Yosemite 2007 Ramblers Taft Pont 2015 Wawona Trails 2015

Taft Point & Glacier Point August 2015

Ramblers Wawona Meadow & Swinging Bridge Waterfall Tour 2016
 
Family, Friends and Hockey
Mesa AZ 2003 Mesa 2004 Elsinore & Aliso Viejo 2005
Mesa 2005 Hockey in Nevada 2008 Surprise AZ 2008
Las Vegas Tournament February 2009 Orange County 2009 Watsonville 2010
NHL Hockey in Denver NORCAL Playoffs 2014 Santa Cruz 2014
Bass Lake Bash    
    
Coastal and Northern California
Bothe-Napa & Bale State Parks Henry Cowell State Park  
    
Hensley Lake
Dog Walk & Camping 2010 Camping April 2011 Camping February 2013
Camping November 2013 Ramblers Hike February 2015 Hiking February 2016
Ramblers December 2016    
   
San Joaquin Gorge
Hiking February 4, 2012 Hiking February 25, 2012 Hiking March 27, 2012
Hiking April 21, 2012 Hiking February 2013 Hiking March 2013
Hiking April 2014 Hiking November 2014 Ramblers Hike 2015
November 2015 Hike Thanksgiving at the Gorge January 2016 Hike
Camping February 2016 Rambling in the Rain 2016 Camping March 2016
Bridge & Ridge Trail April 2016 Hiking May 2016 Buzzard Road December 2016
SJR Trail with Teri December 2016 Off Trail January 2017 River Access Trail with Teri February 2017
Camping February 2017 Bridge & Ridge Trails 2017 Ramblers March 2017
     
San Joaquin River Trail West (Finegold Trailhead)
October 2012 March 2014 October 2014
December 2014 Ramblers 2015 March 2015
November 2015 Pincushion Peak February 2016 April 2016
November 2016 with Teri January 2017 with Teri First Knoll February 2017
March 2017    
 
Sierra Nevada Mountains
Ramblers Lewis Creek 2015 Lewis Creek June 2015 Kaiser Pass Hike June 2015
Kaiser with Teri & Sandi Shaver Logging Road 2015 Ramblers Rancheria Falls 2016
Corlieu Falls May 2016 Rancheria Falls July 2016 Kaiser Wes & Teri 2016
Bear Creek Camp Ramblers Mammoth Pool  
     
Mariposa County
Mother Lode Fall 2007 Mariposa February 2009 Mariposa April 2011
Mariposa Again April 2011 White Rock Road 2013 Hite's Cove Trail 2014
Stockton Creek Preserve 2014 Ramblers Hite's Cove 2015 Bower Cave 2012
White Rock Road 2015 Ramblers Stockton Creek 2016  
 
Courtright Reservoir
Ramblers Hike July 2015 Father's Day 2016 Courtright Car Camp 2016-1
Courtright Car Camp 2016-2 Courtright Car Camp 2016-3  
 
Nelder Redwood Grove and Vicinity
Ramblers Hike 2015 Hike with Teri May 2015 Ramblers Hike October 2016
Ramblers Hike November 2016 California Flat Camp November 2016 Shadow of the Giants November 2016
   
Tower Arch

 

 
Travel Reports
   
Before 2002     2002     2003     2004     2005     2006     2007     2008

2009    2010    2011    2012     2013     2014     2015     2016     2017     Other

   
Before 2002
Early Trips Later Trips
Camping Trips Backpacking Trips
1961 Monterey Jazz Festival Bluegrass Odyssey
   
Multi-Year Compilations
Fresno Area Canal Walks Clovis Trail Walks
   
2002
Journey of 2002 (Ohio & Back) Logandale & Utah Parks 2002
   
2003
Arizona & Bluegrass on the River 2003 Grand Canyon & Logandale Bluegrass 2003
Parkfield & Huck Finn 2003 Early Frog Camps (2003-2005)
   
2004
Paso Robles & Parkfield 2004 Road Trip 2004 (Ohio & Back)
Bullhead City Bluegrass, Mesa, Superstition Bluegrass 2004 Bluegrass in the Foothills 2004
   
2005
Arizona-Southern California 2005 Huck Finn Bluegrass 2005
Morro Bay 2005 Stargazer Rock Camp 2005
Parkfield Bluegrass 2005    
   
2006
Huck Finn Bluegrass 2006 Las Vegas Commodore Expo 2006
Rock Creek Non-Camp Stargazer Rock Camp 2006
Parkfield Bluegrass 2006 Oregon 2006
Bluegrass in the Foothills 2006    
   
2007
Bullhead City, Bakersfield, Joshua Tree 2007 Frog Camp 2007
Eastern Sierra Journey 2007 Las Vegas Commodore Expo 2007
Stargazer Rock Camp 2007 Roundup #1
(Mother Lode; Kings Canyon, Yosemite)
Bluegrass in the Foothills 2007    
   
2008
Nevada-Arizona Hockey & Bluegrass 2008 Parkfield Bluegrass 2008
Frog Camp 2008 Las Vegas Commodore Expo 2008
Stargazer Rock Camp 2008 Bluegrass in the Foothills 2008
Hobbs Grove Festival 2008     
   
2009
Roundup 2009
Las Vegas, Mariposa, Table Mountain, Orange County
Frog Camp 2009 Southern Journey 2009
Parkfield Bluegrass 2009 Stargazer Rock Camp 2009
Bluegrass Tour 2009
Brown Barn, Plymouth, Hobbs Grove
Hensley Lake Camp
   
2010
Mojave National Preserve & Havasu Bluegrass Roundup 2010
Hensley Reservoir, Mojave Preserve 2 & 3
Parkfield Bluegrass 2010 Lake Almanor & Mt. Lassen 2010
Las Vegas Expo Summergrass
    Brown Barn, Watsonville & Hobbs Grove
   
2011
Roundup 2011
Mariposa, Hensley, Table Mountain
Frog Camp 2011
Parkfield Bluegrass 2011 Frank, Pat, Dick & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Northern Coast Journey 2011 Las Vegas Commodore Expo 2011
Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Chilkoot & Stargazer Rock Camp
Kings River & Brown Barn Bluegrass Festivals Hensley Camp 2011
    
2012 
Parkfield Bluegrass 2012 Four Squaw Leap Hikes
Northern Coast Journey 2012 Las Vegas Commodore Expo 2012
Stargazer Rock Camp 2012 Bluegrass in the Foothills 2012
A 3-Event Weekend
Farmer's Market, Kings River Bluegrass, Antique Fair
2012 Las Vegas CAN AM Hockey Challenge
Fall Hikes
Finegold Trail; Bower Cave
Into Los Gatos Canyon
  
2013
Silver Stick Tournament - Canada Sierra Foothills - Winter 2013
Finegold Trailhead, Hensley Lake, San Joaquin Gorge
Death Valley - Alabama Hills - Whitney Portal Sierra Foothills - Spring 2013
San Joaquin Gorge Hike, Big Creek Drive
Parkfield Bluegrass 2013 Shaver Crossing Station & Big Creek
Lake Almanor & Caribou Crossroads Mono Hot Springs
Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival A Wedding in Duluth
Sequoia Park Hiking Roundup 2013
Kings River Bluegrass, Buena Vista Peak Hike, Hensley Lake Camp, North Fork Mono Museum, White Rock Road, Hockey in Denver
     
2014
2014 Winter Hikes
Millerton South Bay Trail, Clovis Trail, Hite's Cove Trail
San Joaquin Gorge Campout
Colorado Springs Hockey Tournament Lake Havasu Bluegrass
2014 Spring Hikes
Stockton Creek Preserve, San Joaquin River Trail, San Joaquin Gorge, Millerton Lake, Sycamore Creek, Buena Vista Peak Again
NORCAL Hockey Playoffs and Santa Cruz Visit
Greeley Hill Road Trip Parkfield Bluegrass 2014
Journey of 2014 Journey of 2014 Photos
Nelder Grove Hikes 2014 Sentinel Dome Hike
2014 Fall & Winter Hikes
San Joaquin River Trail South & North, Red Rock Canyon Nevada, San Joaquin South Again
California Flat Campout
Snow Day with the  Upshaw's   
 
2015
Rambler Hikes 2015 Part 1 Rambler Hikes 2015 Part 2
Adventures of 2015 - February to May
(Goofy Smith Flat, Coast Redwoods & Big Sur, Pine Flat, Finegold Trail, Edison Point Trail, Nelder Grove)
Adventures of 2015 - June to December
(Lewis Creek Trail, Kaiser Pass, Kaiser Pass Again, Taft Point, Kings River Bluegrass, Shaver Logging Road, San Joaquin River Trail, Lewis S Eaton Trail, San Joaquin River Gorge, Thanksgiving at the Gorge)
Lake Tahoe & Virginia City Parkfield Bluegrass 2015
Colorado Springs Cousin Convention 2015 Las Vegas Commodore Expo 2015
Stargazer Rock Camp 2015 Grand Canyon & Arches National Parks
  
2016
Adventures of 2016 Part 1 Rambler Hikes 2016 Page 1
Adventures of 2016 Part 2 Rambler Hikes 2016 Page 2
Adventures of 2016 Part 3 Rambler Hikes 2016 Page 3
Adventures of 2016 Part 4 A Pennsylvania Adventure
Adventures of 2016 Part 5 Parkfield Bluegrass 2016
Adventures of 2016 Part 6 Las Vegas Commodore Expo 2016
Adventures of 2016 Part 7 Stargazer Rock Camp 2016
     
2017
Adventures of 2017 Part 1 Rambler Hikes 2017 Page 1
Adventures of 2017 Part 2 Rambler Hikes 2017 Page 2
Adventures of 2017 Part 3 Rambler Hikes 2017 Page 3
Adventures of 2017 Part 4 Hiking and Hockey
Parkfield Bluegrass 2017 Stargazer Rock Camp 2017
Other
Fresno Area Canal Walks Clovis Trail Walks
Butch's Blog Walker Family Trips
Parkfield Earthquake Kim & Morgan Brown Trips & Photos
Travel Report Menu Estel Home Page
Photo Albums Slide Shows
Laurie Lewis' High Sierra Hikes Email
   
 

Updated April 8, 2017