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1244. Umunhum from Hacienda (04/03/21)

Hikers (20): Arlene, Chinyet, Crystal, David A, George, Giulia, Hailong, Hong, Jarda, Lina, Mihail, Nagendra, Pal, Peggy, Qi, Rudi, Sophie, Steve, Susan CF, Yipeng
Distance: 21 miles
Rating: 4 difficulty, 7 beauty
Park info: Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve near New Almaden

Steve owes a writeup! -- Pictures by Qi, George, Hong, Giulia, Jarda, Susan CF, Chinyet and Steve

Easy to socially distance in the giant parking lot

Top of Deep Gulch Trail

Old mining equipment

Getting close--sort of

Closer still

View from false summit

View from actual summit

Many of us went to Bald Mountain. . .

. . .which had nice wildflowers

Heading back on Castillero Trail

Post hike INCH party

Despite being late due to an ill-fated bushwhacking route from Bald Mountain, there was still beer.

Arlene's 210th leaf
Chinyet's 210th leaf
Hailong's 70th leaf

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