Photos from an April 2001 hike at Sweeney Ridge
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Trailhead
Trailhead
Gate
Gate
Sneath Lane Trail
Sneath Lane Trail
Climbing
Climbing
Ceanothus
Ceanothus
     Fringecups
     Fringecups
Thimbleberry
Thimbleberry
Creambush
Creambush
Climbing
Climbing
Fogline
Fog line
Steep stretch
Steep stretch
Grade eases up a bit
The grade eases up a bit
Under some eucalyptus
Under eucalyptus
Approaching ridge
Approaching ridge
Paintbrush
Paintbrush and view
Lupine
Lupine
Junction
Junction
Bench and view
Bench and view
Sweeney Ridge Trail
Sweeney Ridge Trail
Discovery site
Discovery site
     Mountain finder
     Mountain finder
Sweeney Ridge Trail
Sweeney Ridge Trail
     Footsteps of spring
     Footsteps of spring
Side path
Side path
Tidytips
Tidy tips
Spring flowers
Poppies and goldenfields
Oregon grape
Oregon grape
Sunflowers
Sunflowers
Iris
Iris
Huckleberry
Huckleberry
     Common trailside plants
Coffeeberry, golden yarrow, and coyote brush
Approaching Portola Gate
Approaching Portola Gate
Turn around point
Turn around point
View to Montara Mountain
View to Montara Mountain
       Wallflower
       Wallflower
     Mission bells
     Mission bells
Twinberry
Twinberry
Blue-eyed grass
Blue-eyed grass
Little violets
Little violets
Ceanothus stain the hillside blue
On the return, ceanothus stain the hillside blue
Flowers on the side of the trail
Flowers on the side of the trail
Descending on Sneath Lane Trail
Descending on Sneath Lane Trail





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