Grizzly Flat

This week I got it right.  Last week I became confused, parked in the wrong lot and hiked the wrong road – Fire Road 2N79 to be precise.  This week I found the trailhead and managed to stay on the right trail.  While last week was a dirt road, this week was all trail and it was quite lovely.  This is one of those upside down hikes.  After an initial 1/2 mile climb, it’s all downhill for about another three miles until the trail reaches flat ground.  Then it’s another 3/4 of a mile or so to Stonyvale Picnic Area, my turnaround point.  The trail was wonderfully deserted. I only spoke to one person all day and that was a biker I met at the picnic area.  I had a great time.

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