Last Mout Tam Train To Return Home
Fred Runner wins auctioned-off Locomotive No. 9, which ran along the former Mount Tamalpais Scenic Railway, also known as the Crookedest Railroad in the World. After it is restored, it will return to Marin and Mount Tamalpias.
Marin IJ Features Pancake Breakfast
The West Point Inn, near the top of Mt. Tamalpais in Mill Valley, raised close to $5,000 at its pancake breakfast fundraiser, Sept. 11. The event, hosted by Bob Newcomer and Gordy MacDermott, both of San Rafael, attracted 525 people.
Outside Magazine - Hike to a Lodge on the California Coast
West Point Inn is listed as one of "The Best 25 Winter Trips in the World" in the October 2021 issue of Outside Magazine. "We scoured North America, the Caribbean, and Mexico to come up with close-to-home destinations brimming with fun for any type of traveler" - and West Point Inn is on that list: "It’s just far enough to feel like you’ve earned a good night’s sleep, but not so far that you can’t bring the kids."
Serene Lodging Atop Mt Tam (BORP article)
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation (BORP):
"The Emig Cabin completed in summer 2017 is a purposefully built accessible cabin and features a private bathroom with a roll-in shower, a double and twin bed, and a small porch. Other cabin and Inn rooms are not accessible."
Susan B. Anthony Visits Mount Tam
120 years ago today, Wednesday, September 16, 1896, Susan B. Anthony was a guest of Tamalpais Scenic Railway. She spoke before two women's groups at the summit. She was on a campaign tour supporting an amendment to the California constitution allowing women the right to vote.
West Point Inn Opens New Accessible Cabin
The West Point is accepting reservations for the Emig cabin. This newly opened cabin is wheelchair accessible and features a private bathroom with accessible toilet, wheelchair accessible sink and roll-in/walk-in shower, a double bed and a twin bed for an assistant.