New Year's in Marin Headlands

As always, we went camping over New Year's, but this year for the first time we had a little person with us. It was Marilisa's first overnight camping trip.

We packed our camping gear onto the bikes—some of it in panniers, some in Marilisa's trailer—and headed for the hills. We spent two nights at Hawk Camp, a beautiful spot nestled in a grove of Bishop pines high above Gerbode Valley in the Marin Headlands. From our campsite we could see the city of San Francisco—including the fireworks on New Year's Eve—and the coast towards Santa Cruz. A short hike to the ridge above us afforded awesome views in all directions: Mount Diablo, San Pablo Bay, Mount Tamalpais, and the Marin shore.

Marilisa had some trouble with the strong winds, but she loved being in the tent and playing around the campsite. Apparently pine needles taste good. I think there are more trips like this in our future.

You can see some photos here.

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