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Taking on Mission Peak

Published Oct 3 2014


Photo: mercurynews

FREMONT — I had been warned: Parking is horrible. Bring a lot of water.

So with 3 quarts of water and snacks on hand, I showed up at the Mission Peak trail at eight in the morning on a Sat morning.

Elegant reporter, I thought. Beat the crowds. Beat the heat. Get this story done.

The 42-space parking lot was already full, and hundreds of other cars were circling like vultures in the nearby residential neighborhood. I finally found a spot in front of a property more than a half-mile away and joined the stream of people heading to the Stanford Avenue entrance of Mission Peak Regional Park.

But first, the bathroom. And the line.


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