Photos from a June 2001 hike at Little Mountain and Verissimo Hills
(click on any image for a larger view)
Trailhead on Sutro Avenue
Roadside parking near O'Hair Park
Trail starts at O'Hair Park
O'Hair Park entrance
Reuben Kaehler Memorial Trail
Reuben Kaehler Memorial Trail
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Snowberry
Snowberry
Little Mountain Trail
Little Mountain Trail
Fences protect switchback
Fences protect switchback
Into grassland
Into grassland
View west
View west
Fennel on the side of the trail
Fennel on the side of the trail
Little Mountain Trail
Little Mountain Trail
Near a neighborhood access
Trail curves away from a neighborhood access point
Junction
Junction
Doe Hill Fire Road
Doe Hill Fire Road
Junction
Junction
Path connecting to Verissimo Hills
Path connection to Verissimo Hills
Cattle gate
Cattle gate
Cross this blank area and aim for the visible trail
Cross this blank area and head for the visible trail
Stafford Lake Trail
Stafford Lake Trail
Gooseberry
Gooseberry
Black oak
Black Oak
Stafford Lake Trail
Stafford Lake Trail
View to Stafford Lake
View to Stafford Lake
Through grassland
Through grassland
Split
Split; stay left
Junction
Junction and gate
View south
View south
Verissimo Hills Trail
Verissimo Hills Trail
Mother and baby deer
Mother deer and two babies (only one partially visible in the tall grass)
Climbing
Climbing
Junction
Junction
Clmbing some more
Climbing some more
View north to Mount Burdell
View north to Mount Burdell
Verissimo Hills Trail
Verissimo Hills Trail
Steep
Steep descent and ascent
View east near the turnaround point
View east near the turnaround point
Returning
Returning on Verissimo Hills Trail
Sanchez Fire Road
Sanchez Fire Road
End of the fire road
End of the fire road
Sanchez Way
Sanchez Way
Center Road
Center Road
At the end of Center Road
At the end of Center Road, take the connector trail right to Doe Hill Fire Road




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