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Jul 17 2016
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 Joined Feb 19 2016
 Mesa
Point Reyes - Mount WittenbergBay Area, CA
Bay Area, CA
Hiking avatar Jul 17 2016
valvelessTriplogs 7
Hiking7.50 Miles 1,830 AEG
Hiking7.50 Miles
1,830 ft AEG
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Point Reyes... backpacking wilderness of my youth, memories of rainstorms, fog, wind, breathtaking vistas...

Now that I'm an old fart, I just wanted fog and cold to provide some respite from searing heat accosting the rest of the state of CA and AZ. And she delivered in droves! A quick overnight with the wife to Sky Camp was just what was needed. Took the well trodden and refreshingly steep Sky Trail from Bear Valley 2.5ish miles up to the camp rather than the easier access from Limantour road. Ferns, Lichens, Redwoods, Wildflowers, Blackberries, Poison Oak (seriously, don't go to Point Reyes if you don't know how to spot poison oak!), Deer, Wind, Cold --- everything we wanted for a quick overnight getaway. We took the comparatively less traveled Meadow Trail (judging simply by the trail maintenance and width). A very nice stroll and numerous deer in the meadows. No views though. Socked in with fog the whole time. No regrets there though :lol:
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Feb 16 2014
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41 male
 Joined Nov 25 2008
 Chandler, AZ
Point Reyes - Mount WittenbergBay Area, CA
Bay Area, CA
Hiking avatar Feb 16 2014
BoonemanTriplogs 3,867
Hiking4.75 Miles 1,298 AEG
Hiking4.75 Miles   1 Hour   42 Mns   2.79 mph
1,298 ft AEG
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I met up with my sister and her finace in Santa Rosa this weekend and we ventured out to Point Reyes for a day of exploring the coast. After one hike to see the ocean, we decided to get more of a workout in and hit the park highpoint in the process. Mout Wittenberg is a very nice little peak with great deal of vegetation to observe on your way to the top.
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Jul 30 2011
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48 male
 Joined Feb 16 2007
 Walnut Creek, CA
Point Reyes - Mount WittenbergBay Area, CA
Bay Area, CA
Hiking avatar Jul 30 2011
JimmyLydingTriplogs 781
Hiking7.76 Miles 1,830 AEG
Hiking7.76 Miles   3 Hrs   40 Mns   2.12 mph
1,830 ft AEG
 
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Beautiful area. A ranger told me that there were far fewer people in the park than normal because of the fog and cloudy skies. This is definitely an area I'll be hitting up in the near future.
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average hiking speed 2.46 mph

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