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1070. The HP Way (02/11/17)

Hikers (23): Alan B, Brad, Chinyet, Christophe, Ellen, Hailong, Helen, Jane, Jeff, Jim, Karl, Kathryn, Kendra, Mihail, Peter E, Praveen, Ross, Sarah, Shuli, Sophie, Steve, Vicki, Yipeng
Distance: 17 miles
Rating: 3 difficulty, 9 beauty
Park info: Grant Ranch County Park near San Jose

Steve owes a writeup! -- Pictures by Karl, Jeff, Chinyet and Steve


First creek crossing was no problem


Hiking up Hotel Trail


Small pond became big pond, taking over the trail


Eagle Lake was quite full


A creek runs right through Foothill Trail


Awaiting the stragglers at the start of Manzanita Trail


More ponds


A rarely visited ridge


View from "INCH Rock", which we climbed while waiting for everyone to catch up


A seasonal creek crosses a grassy road


The Grant Ranch cows were out in force


McCreery Lake was as full as it was brown


Post-hike thematic food

Milestones:
Kathryn's 160th leaf
Ross's 360th leaf
Shuli's 2nd forest



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