Photos from an April 2002 hike at Mount Wanda
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Park and ride lot
Park and ride lot
Franklin Canyon Road
Franklin Canyon Road
Trailhead
Trailhead
Gate
Gate
Trail
Ascending on the unnamed fire road
Buttercups on the side of the trail
Buttercups on the side of the trail
     A lupine
     A lupine
Blue oaks line the trail
Blue oaks line the trail
Blue oak leaves
Blue oak leaves
Entering an oak savannah
Entering an oak savannah
Junction
Junction
John Muir Nature Trail
John Muir Nature Trail
     Woodland star
     Woodland star
Buttercups
Buttercups along the trail
Brief descent
Brief descent
The green of early spring
The green hillsides and trees of early spring
Along a seasonal stream
Along a seasonal stream
Valley oak leaves
Valley oak leaves
John Muir Nature Trail
John Muir Nature Trail
A look uphill
A look uphill
Under valley oaks
Trail dips under a line of valley oaks
Lupines in the grass
Blue and white lupines in the grass
Tall grass
The grass was up past my knees through here
Oaks along the trail
Oaks continue to dominate the landscape
     Bluedicks
     Bluedicks
     View
     View west
Near the end of the trail
Near the end of the trail
Junction
Junction
Fire road
Back on the fire road again
Fiddlenecks
Fiddlenecks
View
View across a slumping valley
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Fiddlenecks on the side of the trail
Fiddlenecks on the side of a path to "the peak"
Another path feeds in from the left
Another path feeds in from the left
Near the top of Mount Wanda
Near the top of Mount Wanda
At the top
At the top
View
View southwestish
Heading back to the fire road
Heading back to the fire road
Junction
Junction
Little pond
Little pond downhill to the right
Blue oaks on the side of the trail
Blue oaks on both sides of the trail
Descent
Descent
Valley oak
Valley oak
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