About Ken Dyleski

Ken Dyleski helps Save Mount Diablo with mapping and on-the-ground stewardship work. He collaborated on producing the first edition of the Mt. Diablo map published by Save Mt. Diablo. His GPS enabled digital trail map of the Diablo Grand Loop was published on the National Geographic Topo site. He has a California State Certificate in Geographic Information Science from Diablo Valley College. Mr. Dyleski's previous articles on the outdoors have been published in Sierra magazine, Northern California Explorer, and the Tahoe Daily Tribune.

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Muir Woods East Side Loop Hike

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Leaving from the immensely popular Muir Woods National Monument, this hike is a good example of the hikers “rule-of-halves”.  This ...

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Lafayette Moraga Regional Trail

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

  Much has changed along this trail corridor which was once used by mule trains to carry redwood from Oakland ...

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Tilden to Sibley Skyline Hike

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Using an overlay of several scenic and historic trails, this haute route of the East Bay skyline gives simultaneous eye ...

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Trans Tilden Loop Hike

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Whether you’re looking for a first time exploratory hike of Tilden Regional Park or returning to find some of its ...

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Briones to Acalanes Ridge Top Hike

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

This might be the “Haute Route” of Briones Regional Park! It’s an exposed to the elements waterless hike with spectacular ...

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Tilden to Briones

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Ambitious hikers wanting to experience a close to nature adventure should arrive at the Inspiration Point parking area near dawn. ...

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Mt. Wittenberg Loop

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Although this hike doesn’t actually go to the summit of Mt. Wittenberg it does visit a very interesting interior area ...

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Miller Knox Highlands Hike

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Most visitors to this shoreline park will be surprised to find hiking available on great view trails high above our ...

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Ring Mt. Lollipop

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Hikers call the shape of this hike a lollipop because it’s a loop with an extension like the handle of ...

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Lafayette Rim Trail

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

This is one of area’s most popular trails at a reservoir opened in 1928. In spite of the challenging elevation ...

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Central Briones Survey Hike

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Briones Regional Park opened to the public in October 1967. Since Felipe Briones built the first house near Bear Creek ...

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The Black Diamond Trail

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Begin this hike into Black Diamond Regional Preserve from Clayton using the Black Diamond Trail Staging Area on Clayton Rd.. ...

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Scenic Morgan Territory Overlay Trail

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Once you’ve visited Morgan Territory Regional Park it will stay in your subconscious, beckoning you to future exploration. The remoteness, ...

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Best of Shell Ridge Loop Hike

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Growing ever more popular since the 1974 bond measure passed that gave it life, Walnut Creek’s Shell Ridge Open Space ...

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Hulet Hornbeck Hike

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

The Hulet Hornbeck Trail follows a scenic high traverse through Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline, inviting contemplation of our magnificent East ...

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Acalanes Ridge Ramble

August 13, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Start at the junction of Alfred Ave. and Sousa Dr. in Walnut Creek. This location is easily reached from the ...

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Lafayette Moraga Regional Trail

March 27, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

  Much has changed along this trail corridor which was once used by mule trains to carry redwood from Oakland ...

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Tilden to Sibley Skyline Hike

March 27, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Using an overlay of several scenic and historic trails, this haute route of the East Bay skyline gives simultaneous eye ...

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Trans Tilden Loop Hike

March 27, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Whether you’re looking for a first time exploratory hike of Tilden Regional Park or returning to find some of its ...

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Golden Gate High Ridge Tour

March 27, 2014 by Ken Dyleski

Starting at roads end in Tennessee Valley, the route starts towards the beach but soon picks up the Coastal Trail ...

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Muir Woods East Loop Hike

October 28, 2013 by Ken Dyleski

Leaving from the immensely popular Muir Woods National Monument, this hike is a good example of the hikers “rule-of-halves”.  This ...

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Old Moraga Ranch Regional Trail

August 30, 2013 by Ken Dyleski

The Moraga family played a major part in the human history of the San Francisco Bay Area. Jose Joaquin Moraga ...

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