1044. Priest Rock Trail (07/16/16)
Hikers (30): Alan, Arlene, Brad, David, Hima, Hong, Jane, Jeff, Jim, Karl, Kathryn, Kevin, Mihail, Mike He, Peter, Peter E, Praveen, Qi, Ramesh, Robert, Robin, Russ, Russell, Sarbinder, Shuli, Susan, Susan CF, Thomas, Tim R, Yipeng
Distance: 8 miles
Rating: 3 difficulty, 9 beauty
Park info: Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve near Los Gatos
Write-up by Peter -- Pictures by Karl and Robin
The Sarbinator did the 30-mile version of the hike, including a 12-mile warmup before the rest of us had even begun. His words afterwards were that he felt "energized, although water was low for last 8 miles".
As for the rest of us, about half did the 13-mile version with the side trip to Mt. El Sombroso, and the lazy half, which included yours truly, just went up to the sign and back. Cheers!
Interesting footnote: By completing this hike, The Man doubled up Mrs. The Man in the leaf count and now has a forest more than me, 5.5 forests more than Jim, and 6 forests more than Praveen.
Hima's 310th leaf
Jim's 70th leaf
Peter's 520th leaf
Praveen's 20th leaf
Russ's 620th leaf
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