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Sunday sunrise high point

Peak Summited2020 High Point
Type of HikeDay hike
TrailheadOak Grove
Road ConditionsRoad suitable for all vehicles
Bug StatusBugs were an annoyance
Snow ConditionsSnow free
Trail ConditionsTrail in good condition

Started at 4:30 solo and had coyotes singing  for the first hour and a half or so until I reached the fire road.   Going up to then lookout this was a beautiful hike.  First 2 miles are narrow, rocky and steep but in the dark I didn’t realize how narrow and steep.  Upper section is through oak trees and beautiful.  Coming back down I started to feel the heat and the last mile I realized I had underestimated the heat. Since I was solo I was just starting to get really spooked when I hit the road at the bottom.  I carried and drank 5 liters.   This hike is beautiful but best down in spring and fall, maybe not summer.

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