Las Llajas Canyon

I hiked in Las Lllajas Canyon once before a few years back. My plan was to start out on that same trail, La Llajas Canyon Road, and then then break off and go find an abandoned mine site and an old excavator that’s been sitting up in the hills for decades. I had to scuttle that idea when I couldn’t find the spur trail. Instead I stuck with the fire road until it connected with Rocky Peak Trail. I was slightly disappointed I never found the turn-off, either coming or going. However, I’ve been yearning for a simple, straightforward hike. Just to get on the dirt, mind vacant of abstract distractions,  and rhythmically put one foot in front of the other.
Hiking Distance: 9 miles

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