Mount Soledad 6/28/2021




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Cool and overcast morning with negative tide. What else we need.
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Some will go around but we are continuing on the beach.
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This is usually under water.
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So we can explore caves.
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Out of one cave.
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And into another.
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Houses above us have no easy way to get to the beach.
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Broken ocean bottom.
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Pelicans like it.
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It gets rougher.
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There is a duck, we must be on right trail.
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Rob wants to be first to climb the rope up.
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After pulling Rob up than rest of the group is getting up.
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Is Rob going to use that swing chair?
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Birds.
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Is there some food to steal for my babies?
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Proud mama.
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Beach walk.
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Our complete group.
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Time to hit some backyards.
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Is anybody trespassing? Not us.
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Uphill open trail.
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At the overlook. Where is John?
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Trail via overgrown vegetation.
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We made it up.
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No gate will stop us.
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Almost down.
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Now we have to survive highway 52.
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Some colors.
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After-hike is at Jimís place. Where is John?
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Soon after Larry and Leslie left John shows up. We are all accounted for.





Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.2 Technical: 3.9 Scenic: 3.9 El. 1500'