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1006. Corps of Discovery 2 (10/31/15)

Hikers (12): Alan, Brad, Chinyet, George, Hailong, Jim, Sarbinder, Shuli, Sophie, Steve, Tony, Yipeng
Distance: 25 miles
Rating: 5 difficulty, 9 beauty
Park info: Del Valle Regional Park near Livermore

Steve owes a writeup! -- Pictures by Chinyet, Tony, Alan and Steve


One of the Scary Bears, which inspired part of this Halloween Hike


Waiting for the unfortunate people who followed someone else's arrow to their doom. . .


George mysteriously appears on other side of a fence


You know it's a special hike when everyone is still together


Circus Bridge


Yipeng takes a break


Hailong considers widening the trail


INCH heads for the first Bear


Scary Bear #1 completed


Not too much later, Scary Bear #2 falls to INCH


The Topo map was right this time--there is a benchmark here, unlike Bear #1


Off to the next Challenging peak, straight ahead


This peak has a genuine summit block


Discovering the rest of the route back to the cars


The last hiking group to attempt this did not fare as well


I treed a bobcat on the way back, which made for a nice photo-op


Heading back to the cars, with Diablo in the distance

Milestones:
Highest point in Alameda county
George's 390th leaf
Yipeng's 70th leaf



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