Monthly Archives: January 2009

The Tafoni Starts Here

John Vonderlin explains the natural wonder called:   tafoni. Email John ( I. Hi June, As I mentioned previously, one of the most common of Natural Wonders on the San Mateo Coast, are the rock features called Tafoni. When I first … Continue reading

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Pigeon Point: We like different….Images by John Vonderlin

Image by John Vonderlin Email John ( And the more traditional view:

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Larry Fitterer: The Scott Creek Gauntlet – Postscript

Hi John, I just got caught up at Pescadero Memories.  I’m especially enjoying the correspondence around Monty Parker.  Thanks as always for your gracious words. I think I neglected to mention that I took a nasty fall during my hike … Continue reading

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*The 'GREAT' Monty Parker Mystery*

  Hi John, I made the sign……..He was a great friend….write back and I will fill you in. Ron Carson ————— Hi John,   I just read your website, especially the page on the Great Monty Parker Mystery. As you … Continue reading

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Monty Parker Mystery: Adventurer Larry Fitterer Best Beach Hiker EVER

  Email John Vonderlin ( Photos by Larry Fitterer Hi John  The picture captioned “Main Notch Cove” actually refers to the cove immediately accessible from above. I was unable to make it into the cove immediately to the north that … Continue reading

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Near Monty Parker's Favorite Beach

(Image: Larry Fitterer)

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Ashaleigh Parker: "I am here to crack the mystery of Monty Parker…"

Email John Vonderlin ( To read earlier “Monty Parker” posts, please click here and here Hi June, I was caught by surprise last week when out of the blue the following email arrived. To say it provided a heartwarming answer … Continue reading

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