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1165. Grant's Other Valley (02/09/19)

Hikers (16): Chinyet, Christina, Ellen, Giulia, Gloria, Jim, Mihail, Nohemi, Pal, Sarah, Sarbinder, Steve, Susan CF, Susan S, Vicki, Yipeng
Distance: 17 miles
Rating: 4 difficulty, 9 beauty
Park info: Grant Ranch County Park near Mt. Hamilton

Steve owes a writeup! -- Pictures by Susan CF, Chinyet, Jim, Vicki, Sophie and Steve

5k elevation gain, steep "trails", snow, creek crossings, and we lost Sophie.

100% chance of cows

Creek crossing #1

Waiting at Sophie Junction

Celebrating Yipeng's 151

Up a fun ridge. . .

. . .and then down to Grant's Other Valley

Bottom of the Valley

Highest point of the hike

Heading down the ridge (from Grant's Mistress)

Third crossing

Fourth crossing

Sophie's alive!

Everyone was back before sunset

Yipeng's 151st leaf (and shot)

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