S. Pines loop. 7/8/2013




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It is a nice morning, not to hot either.
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On a trail still going up.
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We are going to contour from here.
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There are some nice vistas here.
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Lot of fallen trees.
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And deep gullies.
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Martha is trapped by a tree root.
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We go over.
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Or we go under.
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That is a nice mushroom, can we climb it?
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Yes, Wayne can.
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There used to a nice flowing creek here with lot of water. It is completely dry now.
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Getting over some water.
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We are going up.
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Steep slopes.
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This is a dripping fall.
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Our group.
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The trail keeps going up.
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We are on a way down finally.
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Ice cold refreshments at the end.



Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.9 Technical: 4 Scenic: 4 El. 2900'