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1011. Los Vaqueros North (12/12/15)

Hikers (34): Alan, Baltazar, Brad, Chinyet, Chris P, Christophe, Dan, Dong, Giulia, Hailong, Iris F, Jane, Jeff, Jim, Jiri, Kathryn, Laura W, Mihail, Milon, Monika, Nick, Peter E, Ralph, Russell, Sarah, Sarbinder, Shuli, Steve, Susan S, Tony, Vicki, Xiuyan, Xun L, Yipeng
Distance: 21 miles
Rating: 3 difficulty, 8 beauty
Park info: Los Vaqueros near Livermore

Steve owes a writeup! -- Pictures by Xun, Dong, Yipeng, Sarbinder, Jiri and Tony

Susan S carried a pair of shoes for 10 miles, and Giulia earned a black leaf. Lots of other stuff happened too during our first visit to the NW side of Los Vaqueros.

Hike starts at the marina

A hike up West Loop Trail. . .

. . .and back down the other side

INCH photo-bombs the glamour shot

Hooray! Steep trails!

Nice uphills along the way

Plenty of hills in all directions

First glimpse of dam

Approaching the dam

"Where's the. . .Dam Trail"?

Eric reads about "Making a Good Thing Bigger". It wasn't what he expected.

This is where the trail continues beyond the visitor center

Dam busters

Heading back

Los Vaqueros Blows

The Reservoir

Giulia earns a black leaf

Jeff and Yipeng discuss life's mysteries

INCH parties

Steve attempts to abscond with a bottle of beer

Xun L's 10th leaf

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