Thursday, August 7, 2003

Hummingbird Plume Lookout August 7, 2003

Documenting Days Gone By
photos are scanned from prints
information is from what I wrote in a journal

Hummingbird Lookout
 August 7, 2003 - Thursday
Me,  Y.

12 km round trip
9:30am - 2:00pm
Sunny +25C

A steady climb the whole way. Wide, tree lined path.  Not very scenic but worth it to see Troll Falls and the Lookout.  Ate lunch at the Lookout.  Not keen to do this one again.

Looking back:  These were the years when I was a runner more than I was a hiker.  For hiking  I cherished wearing the 100% cotton race shirts I received in the race packages from the races I entered.  I invested in a real pair of zip off North Face hiking pants.  I thought I was the bomb at the time, never again will I go for baggy hiking pants that are covered in big pockets.     

view from the highway of where the Hummingbird Lookout is
 the Lookout behind me
view of Mount Baldy from our lunch spot at Hummingbird Lookout
Troll Falls

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