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1111. San Rafael Loop (12/01/17)

Hikers (33): Arlene, Arthur, Brie, Carol, Cecilia, Ellen, George Re, Giulia, Hong, Jackie, Jane, Jarda, Jim, Karl, Kathryn, Kendra, Kevin, Manfred, Michele, Mihail, Milon, Pal, Peggy, Qi, Ralph, Sarah, Sarbinder, Shuli, Steve, Susan S, Theresa, Vicki, Yipeng
Distance: 17 miles
Rating: 3 difficulty, 6 beauty
Park info: China Camp State Park in San Rafael

Steve owes a writeup! -- Pictures by Qi, Karl, Sarbinder,Jarda, Jim and Steve

Hike 1111 turned out to be 10001 miles. . .but it was every bit as easy as expected. Almost gave it a 2, but it was redeemed by its navigational challenges (and mountain-bike dodging). To celebrate this numerically significant hike, we had a catered rest stop.

Shortly after getting on the first unnamed trail

INCH scavenges the Peacock Gap Trail Run food. We showed up right when they were closing down. We also overlapped quite a bit of their 30k route, but in the opposite direction

Post-op Mihail slacks

INCH sticks together on the pre-summit segment of the hike

INCH hams it up at the San Pedro Summit

Almost everyone at the summit

Shaded downhill for a long way. . .

The deer fear not

Heading around the China Camp trail

Still together after many miles

Coastal view heading back up

A small segment of post-hike food at Lagoon Park in San Rafeal

Post-hike, post-party at State Room Brewery--check out that Oregon Duck

Milon's 50th leaf

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