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hiking
6 days ago

nice hiking, pretty, pleasantly hilly, but hard to follow the route, yellow marks on trees help. we are pretty experienced and ended up taking a completely different route than planned.

hiking
7 days ago

Just wasn’t for me. Most of the trail is not steep or rigorous at all. There are several brooks to cross and after rain you HAVE to cross right through the water. The trail to the north is tougher than the south. The last half mile to the summit of both you’re scrambling up rocks. Requires some legit rock climbing, particularly up the north. The views on the way up are nice (no views at the summits) but really only offer views to the west and south.

hiking
14 days ago

We went throughout the notch to the Desolation Trail and Ascended the back side, then down the Signal Ridge Trail for 13.4 miles. There was quite a bit of mellow hiking, but you pay for it on the way up the back side!

I did the east pond loop trail.
5 mile round trip.
very dense woods in most places, very rocky and you cross several creeks and muddy areas. good shoes recommended.
not a lot to see until you get to ponds. little east pond doesn't give you a great view. it's kind of marshy, not much of a pond. east pond however has a gorgeous view.
overall good workout/good hike

Signal ridge trail is great; beautiful scenery and clearly visible. The desolation trail is cool because it’s technical toward the top, but once you leave the alpine zone there are trees down, no blazes, and lots of spur trails leading nowhere, so pay close attention if you make a loop of this. Very cool trail, though. 360 panos from top make it worth the push!

geocaching
30 days ago

if you like climbing rock face this is for you. avoid the north slide after the rain. granite gets slick. no views except on the way up or down