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Tuesday is hiking day


Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Every Tuesday I meet with a group of friends to hike a trail not far from home, I have blogged about this trail before. It is awesome because it is a really good workout and takes about 100 minutes (75 for the faster hikers) that I don't even notice as the scenery is so beautiful and the conversation is interesting. Usually we drive up a logging road to a start point, this summer I found a trail from the creek at the bottom that leads to the trail we go on, taking this route will increase the hike time by another 80 minutes, but it is soooooooo beautiful, 25 mintues walking along the flat by the creek, then another 15 minutes up the hill to where we usually start. I go earlier so I can meet my friends at the trail start and today one friend came with me. A few fall photos from today's hike. We walked by a fisherman and on the way back, we saw he had caught 2 big fat fish.

trail from the road to the creek



along the creek, can you see the fisherman on the edge of the creek?




the fisherman's catch -- coho salmon



going up the trail





a view from a clearing part way up




it was such a beautiful fall day, the colours were awesome




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STEELKICKIN 11/1/2012 5:05PM

    Exquisitely beautiful...You live in gorgeous territory!

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KIMCOLLINGS 11/1/2012 1:51PM

    Beautiful pictures. What a wonderful fall hike! Thanks for sharing :)

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WALKMAMA 10/31/2012 10:25PM

    Thanks for sharing. You go ahead and keep on indulging in those hikes. So nice to have a group to hike with, too.

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TRYINGHARD1948 10/31/2012 2:59PM

    Thank you so much for sharing such beautiful scenery and what a fantastic walking route. You are blessed.

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NATPLUMMER 10/31/2012 10:38AM

    Beautiful!

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BILL60 10/31/2012 9:00AM

    Just super!!

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LAURIETAIT 10/31/2012 1:20AM

    OMG I got tired just reading about it! What a beautiful way to hang out with your buds. How lucky you are to have friends who share your love of active living.

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CODEMAULER 10/30/2012 10:44PM

    What an amazing hike! I love that you share your beautiful days and events with all of us!!

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LIVE2RUN4LIFE 10/30/2012 9:50PM

    It really is beautiful. I've been googling trails in my area, which I'm going to spend some time on during my maintenance weeks between Calif & Donna. Not quite the same scenery as yours, but beautiful in their own way. One is in a local wildlife preserve.

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JENGOJENGO 10/30/2012 9:00PM

  OMGoodness-- totally jealous! That looks so relaxing and fun.

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