17 Mile Table Mountain Hike

We’re gearing up for our end of the summer Yosemite backpack, so we headed to Table Mountain and got a 17 mile hike in.  It was pretty drizzly for all but the last few miles.

Gorge glimpse

We started through a clear cut, but were in the lush forest a lot.

Clear Cut

Lichen

Mossy Trees

Forest Trail

Gillette LakeIt took me 20 minutes to get to the top of this talus field ~~ and I didn’t stop moving.

Climbing TalusMost of the trail was the Pacific Crest Trail (Mexico to Canada) which we love.

PCT sign

2 Responses to “17 Mile Table Mountain Hike”

  1. dawn at firstlightdesigns Says:

    Whew — looks like you got quite a workout! I love that photo of the lichen-covered trees.

  2. susan webster Says:

    Beautiful!

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