Photos from a March 2000 hike at Las Trampas Regional Wilderness
(click on any image for a larger view)
Edge of parking lot
At the edge of the parking lot
Crossing through a cattle gate
Crossing through a cattle gate
     Looking across the valley
     Across the valley
Winter means damp creek crossings
One of many damp creek crossings in the winter and spring
Near Corral Camp
Near the Corral Camp
Junction
Junction, just before Elderberry Trail heads uphill
Uphill, along the creek
Uphill along the creek
Climbing
Climbing...
Trail splits around a soggy spot
Trails splits around a soggy spot
View across the valley to ridge
Looking to the ridge across the valley
Looking uphill
Looking uphill
Heading south
Heading south
Looking back
Looking back
Little landslide
Landslide
Muddy stretch
Muddy stretch
Gooseberry flowers
Gooseberry flowers
     Just before a creek
     Just before a creek
Maple buds
Maple buds
Closed spur
A closed spur
Eroded hillside
Eroded hillside
View south
South
Elderberry Trail
Elderberry Trail
Flowering fruit tree
A flowering fruit tree
Downhill
A disheartening downhill
Anothe closed side trail
Another "closed" side trail
Unusual flat stretch
Unusual flat stretch
Chaparral covered hills to the west
Chaparral covered hills to the west
California bay grove
California bay grove
     Waterfall
     Waterfall
Final push to the ridge
The final push to the ridge
Looking back, and ahead
Looking back, and ahead
View to Mount Diablo
Mount Diablo behind the west ridge
Cows guarding the path
Cows guarding the path to the belvedere
More climbing
More climbing!
East Bay MUD lands to the east
East Bay M.U.D. land to the east
Redmaids
Redmaids
Upper Trail
Upper Trail
Shells embedded in the rock
Shells embedded in the rock
Looking back along the ridge
Looking back along the ridge
View to Mount Diablo
Mount Diablo
East
East, with a portion of the Devil's Hole Trail visible
Looking toward Devil's Hole
Looking toward Devil's Hole
Junction
Junction with Devil's Hole Trail
     Upper Trail
     Upper Trail
Junction
Junction with Cuesta Trail
Cuesta Trail
Cuesta Trail
Heading downhill
Heading downhill
Crossing the hillside
Across the hillside
Other end of closed spur
Other end of closed spur
Climb
A climb
Looking ahead
Looking ahead to the north
West ridge in the distance
Trail, with west ridge in the distance
Cow and trail
Cow and trail
Junction
Junction with Rocky Ridge Trail and Road
Looking downhill
Looking downhill
Junction
Junction
Rocky RIdge Trail is paved
Pounding the pavement on Rocky Ridge Road
Returning to trailhead
Returning to the trailhead
 





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