hiking
4 months ago

Not that big of a fan of this route. Steady climb for an average view for this area. Flowers and birds were enjoyable. Little shade.

hiking
4 months ago

My first time hiking the ridge was this past winter with snow and ice everywhere. It was a bit difficult of course since I did not have any boot spikes but I did it anyways. I did not slip until heading back down of course hahaha.

The views were great going both ways, but if you like more of a wooded unique trail I recommend going the boyscout trail which you take a right just after the trail head kiosk they have there at the beginning. You will hike around the first hill into a little wooded canyon area and it meets back up with the main trail later on. The boyscout trail is much easier as well, it is not a steep hike like the main trail.

This is a very popular trail and it gets a bit over crowded for me sometimes, but you definitely need to hike it at least once while you're here.

Wonderful beautiful views tough going up and down!!

hiking
4 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

Beautiful at the top

canoeing
6 months ago

Not bad. Probably not enough water for the boys. But good for me. Flowers were out in bloom.

A great workout with gorgeous views! There a various ways to get to the top, there is a straight up, a switchback and a couple others.

Great weather and trail condition. Dry trail, light rain, abundance of wild flowers. Appreciated the alternate trail for return trip, it was damp but not wet or slick, and provided some landscape change with the forest canopy over the trail for some of the trails length.

Wildflowers were JUST beginning-otherwise it was beautiful.

A few muddy places, but overall dry. Steep in areas.