Julien Bacal

  • Hike the Lands End Trail

    The Lands End Trail is a fairly easy 3 mile hike along the coastline of SF. The highlights of the trail include access to China Beach, views of the Sutro Baths and the Golden Gate. This is a great hike if you're looking to explore the city or you ...

    2.9 miles

  • Hike Mt. Sutro Open Space Reserve

    The Mount Sutro Open Space hike is one of those gems that's just hiding in plain site. Most people live in San Francisco for years without ever knowing this hike even exists - which is totally fine with us. This 1.8 mile loop is an easy, quick way...

    1.8 miles

  • Photograph San Francisco by Night from Corona Heights Park

    Corona Heights Park is a park located north of the Castro and South of Buena Vista Park. The peak of the hill is windy, but it offers an unobstructed panoramic view of the city of San Francisco from downtown to Twin Peaks. It is perfect for takin...

  • Backpack the Granite Canyon to Death Canyon Loop

    This fairly easy 2-night backpacking trip in the Tetons can be started around noon, allowing you to finish around noon, 2 days later.From the visitor center, obtain a permit for 2 nights. Ask for a first night at Marion Lake (the Granite Canyon ca...

    25 miles 4000 ft gain

  • Hike the Matt Davis-Coastal Trail Loop

    This hike is an alternative to the famous Matt Davis to Steep Ravine Loop. The hike starts at Stinson Beach, just behind the fire Station. I recommend parking at the Beach parking lot. The Matt Davis trail is one of the best constructed trails I h...

    6.2 miles 1800 ft gain