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906. Monument Peak via Ohlone College (12/07/13)

Hikers (20): Brad, Clive, David, George, Hima, Iris, Janice, Karl, Kathryn, Mike, Nick, Peter E, Robert, Rufina, Russ, Russell, Sabine, Sarah, Stacey, Steve
Distance: 16 miles
Rating: 3 difficulty, 9 beauty
Park info: Mission Peak Regional Preserve in Fremont

Steve owes a writeup! -- Pictures by Iris, Karl and Steve

Hit a few new trails on a sunny, rain-free, chilly day. Honorable mention to Tiffany, who hit two out of three peaks, but got a little lost on the way to #3 and called it a day.

A cow blockade on Panorama Trail

You haven't reached Mission Peak until you see this

Mt. Allison from Mission Peak

Mt. Allison is the highest point on the ridge

Next stop, Monument Peak

Mission Peak (and Mt. Diablo) from Mt. Allison

The least-visited summit has a bench

The Bay from Mt. Allison

Cheap summit marker on Monument Peak

Mt. Allison from the top of Monument

Russ contemplates his many, many years

Almost back

This doesn't happen if you take the right trail

Blurry post party at California Craft Beer, where we celebrated Russ's birthday in absentia

Janice's 290th leaf

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