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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

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

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