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Where the spirit leads the feet will follow.
Down distant paths for unmapped miles.
Heads forget but hearts remember:
The art of living knows no bounds.

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"The best way out is always through" - Robert Frost

Sunday, March 25, 2012

* Coastal Trail Hike @ Salt Point

Marcie and I did an 8 mile round trip hike on the section of the California Coastal Trail in Salt Point State Park. We hiked from Horseshoe Cove to Stump Beach, then worked our way back by linking up a short section of Highway 1 and a few other trail, a few we had already hiked and a few that were new.

This hike is best done as a car shuttle from Horseshoe Cove to Gristle Cove, which is a little over 4 miles, but the round trip hike is one of the best I have done along the California Coast.

Marcie starting off from the "secret" pull-out along Highway 1.

Horseshoe Point.

Looking North at Horseshoe Cove and up the coastline.

Marcie working her way up to Horseshoe Point.

Horseshoe Rock.

Horseshoe Cove...again.

Porker face rock formation.

Animal face rock formation.

Along the Coastal Trail looking South.

The sky cleared and followed us as we moved South.

A small cove along the trail.

Ancient Alien rock formation. As my friend Ross would say... there is no proof that they weren't here.

Crashing waves.

Run away!!

Marcie at Sentinel Rock Overlook. Frisk Mill Cove to the North.

This picture is out of sequence. Marcie at Frisk Mill Cove.

A tombstone from the 1890's.

Frisk Mill Cove.

Marcie working her way along the forest section near Frisk Mill Cove.

Along the trail nearing Stump Beach.

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