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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Yet Another Section of the Rim Trail

Commander at the side of FR 634
We drove along Forest Road 634 for about three miles until we came to the intersection of the Rim Trail we were looking to hike, left the Jeep at the side of the road, and got moving.  It was another wonderfully cool morning in the Sacramento Mountains, slightly above 9,000 feet.  Our string of hikes without running into other outdoor enthusiasts came to an end as we ran into a young man and woman who were doing some serious mountain biking; they had two rambunctious Australian Shepherds with them.  Becca was delighted to interact with the pups.
One happy camper

The way through the pines

Blue sky beyond the canopy

The old Mile Marker 10

Corky bark disease on young Aspen

Old Lincoln National Forest trail marker

Somebody left a couple of plastic water bottles as a cache in the deep forest

Parking area 5 on the Apache Peak Road

A nice stand of healthy Aspens

Dr. K amongst the Aspens

Packrat enjoying the hike

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

It's so much fun to explore a new part of this very long trail.

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