Mission Peak Regional Preserve: 5 February 2005

A hike of 6.75 miles in distance; 2,056 feet of climbing

Latitude: North 37° 31.653’

Longitude: West 121° 54.893’

Photos by Neil Mishalov

On 5 February I hiked in MISSION PEAK REGIONAL PRESERVE. The Preserve consists of 2,999 acres, and is part of the East Bay Regional Park District which is located in the eastern portion of the San Francisco Bay Area.

TRAIL MAP (PDF format) of the park.

All of the photographs were taken with a Canon 20D camera.

All Images and Text Copyright © by Neil Mishalov


Topographic Map with Route Superimposed:

Hike data gathered with a Garmin 60C GPS RECEIVER

Topographic mapping program for Macintosh OSX by NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Satellite Photo Map with Route Superimposed:

TerraBrowser satellite mapping program for Macintosh OSX by CHIMOOSOFT

GPS track converter by GPSBABEL

Click on an image to see the full size picture

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The first Ladybug (Harmonia axyridis) I see in 2005
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Hi little guy This is one big mamma!
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Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) This is the most common and widespread hawk in North America. This raptor, a bird of prey, is a powerful flier.
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Mission Peak summit is about to be enveloped in clouds The summit beckons! The clouds are moving in fast
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The summit (2,517 feet) encased in clouds
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Lichen covered rock
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Index page of additional digital photos GO HERE

Index page of Korean-Japanese photos GO HERE

A selection of digital photos taken at Mission Peak Regional Park on 31 May 2004 GO HERE

Home Page GO HERE

This page created on 5 February 2005, and all photographs copyright 2005, by NEIL MISHALOV