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1276. Black Diamond Mines (12/04/21)

Hikers (42): Ares, Arlene, Arush, Bjorn, Chinyet, Chris P, Cogsworth, Crystal, Dan, David A, George, Giulia, Grady, Helen, Hong, Jackson, Jim, Kathryn, Kendra, Kevin, Le D, Manfred, Mihail, Milon, Nagendra, Nohemi, Otis, Peter E, Qi, Rhea, Ross, Sandy F, Sarah, Sarbinder, Shuli, Sophie, Stacy, Steve, Susan S, Vicki, Yenya, Yipeng
Distance: 15 miles
Rating: 3 difficulty, 8 beauty
Park info: Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve near Pittsburg

Steve owes a writeup! -- Pictures by Yipeng, George, Chinyet, Shuli, Milon, Sophie, Qi, Sarbinder, Stacy

A green cheer to start the hike

Upward to the graveyard

Congrats to Shuli for her third forest

Jim can't handle the prior shot and has to take a break at his house

There are some hills

Key central location for all the routes

Some investigated the old mine shafts

Others bagged irrelevant peaks

Lots of cool geology and INCHers

Black Diamond looks like this about three months a year

When you see this solar powered well, you know pain is coming. . .

Lark Trail is the diagonal cut--several tiny INCHers are slogging upwards

Almost done

#300 bread!


Post party

Chinyet was still hiking while we celebrated, which makes for some nice pictures!

Arush's 30th leaf
Bjorn's 50th leaf
George's 520th leaf
Helen's 220th leaf
Jackson's 1st leaf
Milon's 110th leaf
Sarbinder's 260th leaf
Shuli's 3rd forest
Stacy's 140th leaf

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