I’ve been hiking with this lot for about 10 years. We originally met through a hiking club of sorts. Time flies.
Starting on Coastal toward Muir Beach (from Tennessee Valley).
I love the rugged coastline in this part of California.
|Author posing with the flowers and borrowed
hiking poles (which I love!)
|The trail ahead of us to Muir Beach|
|Paul and Haya on the uber-steep descent into
|Beautiful Muir Beach.|
|Almost there. Can’t wait for lunch!|
|Not much in the fields right now.|
|Hey, my shirt matches the roses!|
|Beautiful little hillside of violets and ferns at the Zen Center.|
Company: Haya, John, & Paul (long-time hiking buddies)
High Temperature: 65F
Route: Tennessee Valley parking lot to Coastal to Green Gulch to Green Gulch Fire Road to Coyote Ridge to Miwok (loop)
Distance: 8.5 miles (13.7 km)
Elevation Gain: 1633 feet (497.7 meters)
Time: 4 hours
Shoes: Brooks Cascadia
Socks: Coolmesh by Wrightsocks
Notes: Happy to report that despite hiking 16 1/2 miles yesterday, today’s hike was completely do-able.