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Rock and Root Blue Crew – Mission Peak

Peak Summited2021 Mission Peak
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadMission Peak Regional Preserve at 680 Stanford Avenue, Fremont, CA
EncounteredFall foliage
Hiking CompanionsHiked with a group
Road ConditionsRoad impassable/closed
Bug StatusNo bugs
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsTrail in good condition

Our group decided to knock out two peaks in one day!  Yes, we are crazy!  Mission Peak was our second peak in the later afternoon.  After putting on our legs 8+ miles earlier in the day we were in for a rude awakening with this strenuous climb to the top.  It was a gorgeous day, but this trail offers no canopy for shade. I certainly wouldn't do this hike on a hot day.  Luckily for us we had a cool breeze for this round trip of 7+ miles.  We loved all the dairy cows we saw along the way.

We rounded out our day with 15+ miles of hiking!  We totally enjoyed this Nor Cal Challenge – we hated to see it end!  We will be back for more! Until next year!!

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