Los Pinos Peak plus 7/20/2020

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Starting on a road.
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This part is easy.
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Some parts are green, some were burn by the big 2018 Holy Fire.
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Getting up to the ridge.
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After the fire bushes are taking over. There is lot of new Poodle_dog bush here.
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On the ridge.
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This all was burned.
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Santiago, we were there last week.
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Ridge trail.
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Made it up.
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Since we have some time Wayne and I are going to do a ‘bonus’ hike down to those bumps.
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Steve is coming also with us.
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It is lot of downs and ups.
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Mostly down.
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Made it to 3907.
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We are spend. I am the only one standing.
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Looking South.
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It is hot and we are going up! Are we some kind of Maniacs?
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Found the only shade on the ridge for our lunch.
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Up and up we are going.
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Back up at Los Pinos.
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Lake Elsinore, that water looks so nice. We are hot and dehydrated.
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Poodle-dog is everywhere.
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Back on the road. It will be down from now on.
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They are waiting with some refreshments.
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All together and rehydrating.

Hike Rating: Difficulty: 4 Technical: 3.5 Scenic: 3.6 El. 3000'