Saturday, January 09, 2010

Cowles Mountain

I went geocaching on Cowles Mountain this morning. I made it ALL the way to the top, amazingly enough, my first time hiking up here since before 2002, which was when I had the time of troubles. I found all the geocaches I looked for, nine of them.

I got passed by about twenty people, and I didn't pass ANYONE! I must be slow!

Here is one of the caches, the cutest one.

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I talked to a couple guys who were riding their bicycles up the dirt road. I told them I pushed my Schwinn Stingray up to the peak back in the day, and crashed it several times coasting back down.

I explained the physical properties of the middle school property to a group of fellows who wondered at it.

I am pretty sure this might be the almost exact spot where I slept the night that Philip and I hiked up here and camped, back in the 60s.

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Such a great view from the top. There were probably twenty people up here enjoying the view, and resting.

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Look, you can see Los Islas Coronados out there, not to be confused with Coronado Island, not really an island, which you can also see.

And lastly, we see some old guy stumbling his way down the Barker Way trail.

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1 comment:

Deanne said...

Now that caches was too cute! I'm glad people are honest and don't steal them! Great pics today. So clear.

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