Under the low-overhead tunnel, about seven steps at one end and four on the other: 4, 5, 6
Onto the paved part of the Battery East, curving round: 7, 8
153 steps for this old wood beauty that winds down to the west edge of Crissy Field and the Warming Hut if you turn right, and left for Fort Point.
Back up again, wildflowers on both sides, and the sound of foghorns: 9 thru 26
Turning left at the top of the stairs for a much loved old trail that's about halfway between two vehicle streets.
Delighted to see the large amount of wild roses partway along, both sides: 27 thru 37
There’d always been some roses along the stairway, but surprised to see so many on this particular short trail — along with beautiful old eucalyptus and abundant wildflowers.
Turned to meander back along the trail, west this time Karl had shifted a bit for a better view of the bridge: 38 thru 45
The park’s newest overlook, the Battery East: 46, 47
Back to where I started (48, 49), this time along the upper road: