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Mount Tam: A Mountain of Stories

This series of essays and reflections, in Bay Nature magazine, chronicles the history and color of Mount Tamalpais.

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Bay Nature magazine has published a set of stories about the Bay Area’s “best-loved” peak, covering everything from the Dipsea race to spotted owls to Mt. Tam’s first botanist. The first in the series, John Hart’s “Meet the Mountain,” can be found here.