Mud Pallisades 12/29/2014

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Christina is smiling for now. Will she be smiling after today’s hiking challenges?
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John is starting up with his challenging climb.
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Made it to Diablo. Wit is sorting out junk from this register.
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Way down. There is going to be a lot of ups and downs.
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Crossing to another canyon.
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Where is John? He is looking for some SE.
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This is a balance challenge.
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Walking on a ridge.
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Knife edge ridge, one slip and….
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Mud Palisades view.
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Desert Cholla golf.
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Lunch is over, Wayne is leaving.

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Petrified golf balls.
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Now up to 1615.
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Our group, Wit is somewhere down.
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There is Wit waiting for us.
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John wants to go to some section marker now but where is it and HOW we will get there?
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We got into some obscure canyon. Where is it going to take us?
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But it is fun.
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Some challenging climbing to escape from canyon.
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Finely we are on flat. We have a long way to go yet.
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Sun is setting down.
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It is dark and this is the most challenging part of our hike to go over these high ridges.
We all made it fine and ready for more challenges.

Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.5 Technical: 4.2 Scenic: 3.9 El. 3100'