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Monday, 2/6, Shannon trail

Hike Shannon trail.


Sunday, 2/5, Ride 9.3 miles

Downtown loop taking 39 minutes.


Saturday, 2/4, Ride 10.9 miles

Tollgate out-and-back taking 42 minutes.


Tuesday, 1/31, Ride 10.4 miles

Tollgate out-and-back taking 42 minutes.


Monday, 1/30, Oswit Canyon

Hike Oswit to boulder.


Sunday, 1/29, Ride 10.6 miles

Airport/Las Palmas loop taking 44 minutes.


Saturday, 1/28, Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF)

First evening sighting using 8x30 binoculars. Then again Sunday 5a easy through 16x70 binoculars. Still no tail visible.


Saturday, 1/28, Ride 8 miles

Canyon Corridor loop taking 32 minutes.


Friday, 1/27, North Lykken

Hike North Lykken. Another beautiful morning. More hikers on trail that i like but everyone was friendly. And no trash at all!


Tuesday, 1/24, Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF)

First sighting of comet. 5a using 8x30 binoculars.


Saturday, 1/21, Ride 6.8 miles

Canyon Corridor loop taking 28 minutes.


Friday, 1/20, Ride 8.8 miles

Downtown loop taking 36 minutes.


Tuesday, 1/17, Ride 13.6 miles

Checking out washes after the rains. Araby is closed and mud covered but no water today. Good flow under Bogert Trail bridge. Tahquitz Creak flowing all the way to El Cielo and beyond. Also there were 50 (!) cars parked at Oswit Canyon trailhead. Seems everyone out hiking after the rains.


Saturday, 1/14, Ride 11.2 miles

Andreas Hills loop taking 44 minutes. Said hi to Barbie.


Thursday, 1/12, Middle Lykken

Hike Middle Lykken to Tahquitz Overlook taking 1 hour 15 minutes.


Tuesday, 1/10, Ride 7.5 miles

Canyon Corridor loop taking 30 minutes. Cold rain half way.


Monday, 1/9, Oswit Canyon

Hike Oswit short loop.


Sunday, 1/8, Ride 9.1 miles

Downtown loop taking 39 minutes.


Saturday, 1/7, Ride 10 miles

Tollgate out-and-back taking 40 minutes.


Wednesday, 1/4, Henderson loop

Hike Henderson loop. No cars at TH today.


Monday, 1/2, Hike (sort of)

Shannon trail parking too busy. Damn hikers. Went to South Lykken but also too busy so just walked road to tollgate and back. Nice walk and a pretty morning.



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