Bearpaw to Birch Mtn 7/10/2017
Starting at nicely done Bearpaw Reserve.
At the trailhead, one is missing. Where is..?
Cindy she is charging ahead.
Wit is looking for water at the Columbine Falls. Dry waterfall.
Looking down to the parking lot.
Trail/road is mostly in shade for now.
Allen Peak above. We are going left.
The road is somewhat overgrown.
This trail is getting more challenging.
It is more fun.
Tree with parasite.
Getting closer to the top.
The Headwall, looks steep. It is!
Clouds over Gorgonio but no rain.
Our group on top of Birch Mountain. Where is that Birch Tree?
One minute Wayne is with us.
The next minute he is nowhere to be found. He followed wrong ridge.
BM on the Overlook.
Big Mountain (San Bernardino).
We have a pass!
Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.7 Technical: 3.3 Scenic: 3.6 El. 3500'