Palomar Mtn. H.P. 6/24/2013

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We are starting from the valley going up to the High Point. 3500 up and 7 miles one way.
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The trail looks good.
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Still on a trail.
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Where trail meets a road.
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Weather is good, not hot.
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Gates are closed both ways so there is no traffic here.
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What is this?
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The water tank has some water in and we can hear water dripping in.
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What are they looking for? Hmmm.
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We are at the top; it is a time for early lunch.
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There are some people up there but they will not let us up. Government Property keep off.
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So lets relax instead.
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Ladies from the tower came down to weight those 4 wood sticks to see how moist they are. They are 8 (dry).
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Palomar Mountain domes.
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Our big group.
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We are in a need to do some off road today.
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This is too easy.
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Road down.
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Trail down.
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Relaxing at the old ranger station.

Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.3 Technical: 2 Scenic: 3.5 El. 3500'