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Sunday, March 13, 2016

3/12/16 Hidden Knoll Trail


Mid-40's and sunny. Went to this area as there several alternative hikes in the area and we wanted one without ice. It is a relatively new trail and there is not yet a map.

There was water - 5 minutes into the hike


But no ice and only a couple of small patches of snow that were not on the trail.


A stream on Goose Ridge Trail

 Trailhead


Lots more water on this trail - contrasty light gave me problems





but the trail was clear of ice and snow


Heading back on Goose Ridge there was a barrier that required a large bushwhack for Kelley to get around.


Near the end - the same pool as the start


Turned out to be a pretty good hike. The trail goes up and down  hills so we got a little workout. Kelley had to work around some of the water crossings - the trail is not worn down like an older trail would be - I had to be more aware of where I was stepping. Kelley seemed to enjoy it anyway and did well. 1  3/4 hours 

6 comments:

  1. Hi John--looks like you've been having a warm spell--no snow---Hooray!
    Came back home to most of the snow gone and that's always a relief.
    Enjoy the day

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    1. Hi Sue - yes, it's been a weird winter - good day to you too.

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  2. Wow - the snow melted fast. Love all the water for Kelley.

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    1. Yes, we had several warm days - Kelley was very happy with all the water- I didn't show all the times she got into it.

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  3. Lots of swim time for Kelley today!

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    1. Hi Linda - yes, a good day for her.

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