What we're about

Unique off the beaten path wine & nature adventures. Wineries, photography, Zip lining, Wine biking, kayaking, Fun Foodie tours, Art & Wine tours, awesome Hawaii adventure trips, weekend trips & more.
Like caves; I know where to find them. Like waterfalls; I know where they are hiding.
I have other groups in the bay area, but most of my adventures are closer to you. Most adventure outings last all day.
Most have an optional super fun & dinner social get together after the main event.
Most outings include: car pooling & shuttles, water, Juice, Tea, latte's, trail bars, Energy & protein drinks, gourmet fruit & Nut packs, hiking poles, gloves, jackets(if needed), parking lot fees, & your personal wine varietal(s). Oh yes & a super fun day with great new possible friends. My outings are a bit unusual & always brings members back for more.
get out with us soon & have the time of your life. NOTE: Most everything is included ; just bring a lunch. Kids & dogs are welcome on some outings.

fees/costs are usually only $ 25 ; rental equipment is xtra.
Indie Tom

Upcoming events (5+)

Singles Night in Marin

Iron Springs Public House

Meet new friends at a FUN venue! Only $10 at the door includes complimentary appetizers, served at 7pm, as long as they last; plus a Mixer Game, with prizes, which makes it EASY to meet people. Adults of all ages welcome. Dress to impress. Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 7-9pm. LOCATION: Iron Springs, 901 Fourth St, Downtown San Rafael CA. CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; Singles2Couples; and many singles meetups. PLEASE NOTE: The number of people who RSVP on this meetup doesn't reflect all who have registered or will be attending. We promote our events through numerous singles meetups and dozens of major websites, including Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Yahoo, Google, etc., plus email blasts to over 55,000 Bay Area singles. MORE PARTIES at www.thepartyhotline.com. •Silicon Valley Singles Convention, April 6, Santa Clara •Hidden Boulder Falls Adventure & Wine Tasting, April 6, St Helena •Sunday Afternoon Delight, April 14, San Carlos •Wine Tasting Party, April 20, Livermore •Lady in Red Dance, April 27, Burlingame •Singles Charity Ball, May 4, San Francisco •Marin Singles Convention, May 31, Mill Valley

Cool Coyote Peak, Redwood Forest & amazing Tuscan War castle !

3810 ST. Helena hwy(29) at park mailbox & Larkmead lane

What we'll do NOTE: Please read all the info carefully as this event is very hard to organize & have it go smoothly. Questions: Contact Indie Tom @ [masked][masked] *****If you have never experienced this unique event; here is another chance . We will meet & shuttle from the posted address to the bathrooms & hike start location. This is a moderate 5-6 mile trek thru a variety of terrain. Very old Manzanita trees, Madrones, a waterfall, creek crossings, bridges, fern lined trails, a high (optional) log walk over a creek to test your balance, high Napa valley views, & more. This is also the farthest Eastern Stand of Ca. Coastal redwoods. Lunch will be at a private lakeside & island location hidden above the "Castelo Di Amorosa. (Wine castle) This Tuscan style Italian War castle took 16 years to build & much has come from Italy. No cement was used in construction. No two doors are alike & there are 8 levels. Yes; there is a Dungeon & Torture Chamber. Our wine tasting will commence in a private tasting room. We will also tour some of the castle grounds & chambers. NOTE: This is a very long & fun filled day. **NO Whinning will be permitted. The Dungeon will be ready. *****Bring a lunch. Bring after hike comfortable shoes. Bring your ID's for entry(Important). Wear layered clothing & good hiking shoes. I'll bring for all: Water, Juice, coffee, Tea, protein & Energy drinks, Wine Country Grapes as a Soda,(non alcoholic) (delicious) plus personal wine varietals. Many Trail bars, Snacks, Gourmet fruit & Nut packs, hiking poles, (At our picnic lunch)Includes parking lot fees. ***The castle entry, touring, & wine tasting is optional but a must to experience & is 25.00. Hike portion donation: $25 chk or $ upon arrival. P.pal $30.(unless you use friends & family option) Directions: For most : take hwy 29 North thru St. Helena. Go thru the tunnel of trees & past the CIA. (Culinary Insti) on your left. Go about 2-3 miles & past Bale Grist Mill. Go past Bale Lane. After 1/3 mile watch for Larkmead Lane which is just past Madrigal winery on your right. Park facing East against the bushes just past the large mailbox & Larkmead lane. NOTE: Do not enter the park address. Meet by the MAILBOX AT LARKMEAD LANE & HWY 29(St. Helena Hwy) .(Calistoga) Don't be late. Carpool, carpool. I can meet & take 3 in my car from a location just off hwy 29 in SE Napa. Must meet me there by 8:45 am. [masked]. (must call or text to confirm ride) If you still have energy; the dinner option follows. It will be a super fun day; As they most always are. If you miss this great event; it will be many months before we are back. NOTE: Don't get lost !!!!!!! Please read the above directions & not your phone info. It may lead you astray. ********Please do not use a phone APP. Use a desktop comp. You may miss some info. PRINT UP THIS PAGE FOR REFERENCE. to go with ph. app.

Lady in Red Singles Dance Party

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport

Our annual Lady in Red Dance is always well-attended. Tonight we have a hotel ballroom that can accommodate 300. Please help us fill it. Bay Area bachelors are invited to meet that very special Lady in Red at this fun party! Gifts for the best-dressed ladies in red. $15/advance (by April 26) or $20/door includes dancing to your favorite hits. Dressy attire requested. Adults of all ages welcome. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 8pm-Midnight. LOCATION: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 835 Airport Blvd, corner of Anza Blvd., Burlingame CA 94010. From Hwy 101 headed north take Anza exit. From Hwy 101 headed south take Broadway exit; go across fwy; right on Old Bayshore; L on Airport Blvd. Free parking in parking lot in back of hotel, up the hill, last driveway on Anza Blvd before going onto Hwy 101. The parking lot arm will be up when you leave the party, so you don’t have to pay for parking! CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; Bay Area Singles Events & Travel, SF Bay Area Singles Events, Your Asian Connection, and many other singles organizations and meetups. PLEASE NOTE: The number of people who RSVP on this meetup doesn't reflect all who have registered or will be attending. We promote our events through numerous singles meetups and dozens of major websites, including Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Yahoo, Google, etc., plus email blasts to over 55,000 Bay Area singles. DISCOUNTS & more parties at www.thepartyhotline.com. •Hidden Boulder Falls Adventure & Wine Tasting, April 13, St Helena •Sunday Afternoon Delight, April 14, San Carlos •Wine Tasting Party, April 20, Livermore •Singles Night in Marin, April 23, San Rafael •Singles Charity Ball, May 4, San Francisco •Marin Singles Convention, May 31, Mill Valley

Ancient Forest & The Amazing "Wild Cats" Experience !

Wild Flour Bread

Ancient Forest & Amazing Exotic "Wild Cats " A Close up & personal Experience ! Contact Indie Tom at: [masked][masked] Please read the overview & the complete itinerary. We meet at the super Wild Flour Bread co. in Freestone. And enjoy the great breads & more while strolling thru their unique lush gardens. To help work off the carbs, our next stop will be a walk in a very hidden & special grove of Ancient Trees. This forest creates it's own weather. Sometimes it's raining inside & sunny outside. Wear good walking shoes. Bring a jacket. **If you are not too squeamish, I'll show you the special tree with a Bat colony inside it. You can see & hear them & take some photos. But sometimes they are not home. We will also have a short visit near the forest to see a Huge Buddah carved from a redwood tree trunk. Now that all are warmed up, we enter the secluded home of a special Conservation & Educational Foundation for Exotic Wild Cats from all over the world. *************NEWS Flash ! NOTE: The new adorable baby CHEETAH has arrived ! The baby Snow Leopard is now in his own large playground environment. He is so happy. *****But getting big fast !!! This is not a zoo. You will have a very educational & up close experience with these beautiful animals. Many are now endangered. Cheetahs & Snow leopards & many of the smaller lesser known Cats. This experience will take at least three plus hours to experience all the cats & their histories & important info about them. About three years ago go; everyone was just enthralled & smitten by the Mountain Lion Kitten(Cub). But he has grown up to full size now. ** You will be very close to some of these beautiful animals. There are about 22 amazing cats to view & learn about their unique characteristics. Following the tour a light wine luncheon will be served & (Time permitting) a special video of the unique running abilities of the Cheetah. See the amazing Fish Cat. And the beautiful & graceful Cheetah's. The flashing Black leopard & other exotic cats. And of course the new baby Cheetah !! **Light luncheon - Wine & refreshments & snacks will be served. Donation/: $[masked] This will fill fast as only 10-12 people can tour. U may use paypal with my Email: [masked] (Must use friends & family option) or; easier way: http://www.chase.com/zelle or mail a chk. to T. Bold 2471 Solano ave. # 112 Napa, CA 94558 ****No $ equals no RSVP. NOTE: A 50% deposit is req. to reserve a spot. **Please note: 12 attendees is the absolute max for this rewarding experience. So go for it ! The whole day will bring pleasant & lasting memories. Don't even think of not bringing your camera. Yes, this is one amazing experience ! ************This event will fill up quickly. Members of Backroads will get first chance before I publish this sometime later next week. NOTE: I will be available for ride/pickup at 9;30 am. am at the Petaluma Fairgrounds parking lot next to the Library. Meet me by the big tree close to the library. I have a silver Subaru Forester. Going N. on 101 ; exit at Washington ave. & go West 2 blks. Turn left by the library. (100 Fairgrounds Dr.) [masked]

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