Chuckwalla loop 2/5/2018




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At the rocky trailhead.
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Some shade, some sun. It may be warm today.
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There is a hiking line.
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In the open.
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We are splitting. Some of us are doing some prom.
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Here we are. There is a register.
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We have to catch up with our main group.
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Here they are: on spot 3447 consuming lunch.
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Our complete big group.
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Continuing with our loop.
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We need some rain here.
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Still on plateau.
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It will be a long way down.
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After a shady break we continue.
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Some of us will also climb the Lizard Peak ahead.
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Many ocotillos don’t have leaves but few are blooming.
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Climbing up to Lizard.
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That young rattler scared Patsy.
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Need to get up!
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Our group on Lizard.
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And down.
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Almost down.
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Rest of the group started our party.
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Party is for Shelley’s hikes in John S. Hiking Society.
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Here we are in JSHS shirts.





Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.5 Technical: 3.6 Scenic: 3.3 El. 3000'