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Old 06-23-2009, 01:45 PM   #1
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My "Power Walk"

At my driveway. Destination: that hill out yonder to the right of Sutro Tower


Halfway there!


The "Moraga Steps"-all 168 of them!


At the top of the "turtle"! I had to climb another 172 steps to reach the top-totalling 340 steps!


That long strip of green is Golden Gate Park


LOOK! My home is down there!! Looking Northwest.



All total, the walk is exactly two miles with a couple 30% grades a block long each and 340 steps. Not bad for a guy who is 245lbs and has a bloodclot in his arm, no? Doc says I can walk and raise my heartrate a bit, so I will do this walk once a week, and a regular walk every other day to stay fit
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Not a bad way to spend an afternoon.
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nice, very nice, is that the golden gate in the last picture?
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Old 06-23-2009, 02:02 PM   #4
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Good for you Ridge, keep up the good work!
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At my driveway. Destination: that hill out yonder to the right of Sutro Tower


Halfway there!


The "Moraga Steps"-all 168 of them!


At the top of the "turtle"! I had to climb another 172 steps to reach the top-totalling 340 steps!


That long strip of green is Golden Gate Park


LOOK! My home is down there!! Looking Northwest.



All total, the walk is exactly two miles with a couple 30% grades a block long each and 340 steps. Not bad for a guy who is 245lbs and has a bloodclot in his arm, no? Doc says I can walk and raise my heartrate a bit, so I will do this walk once a week, and a regular walk every other day to stay fit
If was in SF, I'd join ya!!! Actually looks like fun!
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Old 06-23-2009, 02:04 PM   #6
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nice, very nice, is that the golden gate in the last picture?
Hi Ed in the next-to-last pic the GG Bridge is at the top right.

Thanks a lot guys
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Hi Ed in the next-to-last pic the GG Bridge is at the top right.

Thanks a lot guys
the last picture didn't showed for me the first time lol, so yea in the last to last pic
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nice walk. It actually made me think about exercising.
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the last picture didn't showed for me the first time lol, so yea in the last to last pic
I'm a rookie with the pic thing so I put 'em in 1 at a time


Hey Pster-it is really fun for sure. You get a hell of a workout and the payoff is that view.
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nice walk. It actually made me think about exercising.
yeah, it does got you thinking huh?
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Awesome view, great pics. Keep up the good work.
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Not a bad way to spend an afternoon.
Yeah it really is it's definately a way to "stop and smell the roses"

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Good for you Ridge, keep up the good work!
Thanks OTG!! I will do that
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nice walk. It actually made me think about exercising.
Go for it Rob! It can only help ya and give you that feeling of accomplishment
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I'd feel a lot more accomplished if I took a little nap when I got home.
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What is that high spot or knoll in GG park?
You can see 19th ave (State Route 1) cutting into the park and curving right into that incline-it's just a hill with tons of forestation I think.

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Awesome view, great pics. Keep up the good work.
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I'd feel a lot more accomplished if I took a little nap when I got home.
I think I saw that coming
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What a beutiful city!
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nice that your exercising, but DAMN look at that rat race. What is there about 4" between houses?
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What a beutiful city!
No doubt Chris Taking it in whilst I can you know
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nice that your exercising, but DAMN look at that rat race. What is there about 4" between houses?
They are CONNECTED Wild!! Imagine having a million dollar home, you're relaxing in your living room and BOOM!! The neighbor's bitchy daughter kicks their front door shut with her foot and makes you fly out of your chair!
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Wow, that is a nice view and those steps are awesome. Wish we had a places like that to walk in Vegas . Keep it up!
Crazy how the houses are connected though!
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