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KENDRACARROLL
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Two Days of Hiking

Monday, July 02, 2012

Marvelous weekend, marvelous weather.

Yesterday's 7.3 mile hike started out in thick fog. However after about an hour the fog had burned off and the foggy hike turned into a sunny hike.

Today's 10 mile hike already started out in the sun. This was a hike in the coastal backcountry. Amazingly we had about 1900 feet elevation gain. Being fairly close to the ocean helped keep the temperature tolerable. Downside to these coastal hikes is that there is no shade.

I'll have to stick to the shadier hikes during the summer and maybe pick up the coastal hikes again come fall.
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Well, weekend playtime is over. Looking forward to a break in the work week next week for 4th of July. No hike planned that day. I'll be puttering around in my back yard. Building my backyard oasis :) Lots of TLC needed there.
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  • v LYNDALOVES2HIKE
    Just saw your blog about hiking [was on a trip when you posted]. Are you in Orange County? Sounds like a hike in the Crystal Cove area and/or Laguna Coast Wilderness. If you are in OC, check out the Irvine Ranch Conservancy hikes [at irlandmarks.org] and maybe we can hike together at some point after my foot/toe heals up!
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    1467 days ago
  • v DVIRGADAM
    Glad you enjoyed your hike. Next time you go hiking, remember to take some photos. We would love to see them. emoticon
    1475 days ago
  • v MARLINDA5
    emoticon wow - you are doing great with the hking - any pictures from your hike.


    1487 days ago
  • v BOVEY63
    Awesome job on the hikes!
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    Have fun building your oasis!
    1487 days ago
  • v TRAVELISMYGAME
    Great job on your hikes! You need to take pics and post them with your blogs. I'd love to see what you see! :)

    Tiffany
    10k Leader
    1487 days ago
  • v CARTOONB
    Sounds like you had a great weekend. Enjoy your two day work week!
    1487 days ago
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