Crimson Trail hike, May 12, 2012
The Crimson Trail hike had
17 hikers: Jim, Anne, Dave P, Reinhard, Dan Z, Crystal &
her friend, Norma & her daughter, Gloria, Gordon, Brian D,
Gail, Tiffany & her two dogs, Jennifer, Chris and one other
person. The adventure portion of the hike was crossing
Spring Hollow creek with the bridge out. Crossing the creek
was a bit nerve-racking, but once across watching everyone else
was quite entertaining. Many people took off their shoes and
socks and walked through the knee high water. Jennifer wore
shoes in the shape of a foot and was the only one to cross the
creek without much effort.
We broke up into two groups, a fast group and a slow one. Jim
stayed with the slow one along with Anne, Reinhard, Gloria, Brian
D, Tiffany & her two dogs, Jennifer and Chris (see the photo,
below). The two groups stayed in contact via walkie
talkie. The weather and scenery were great and everybody in
both groups enjoyed the hike. The fast group got back to
town about 11:45 AM and the slow group around 2:15 PM. The entire hike, from Spring Hollow,
up the Crimson Trail and back by way of the Riverside Trail
covered about 4 1/2 miles with about 1000 feet of elevation.
[Trip report and photo thanks to Jim, the hike leader].
Cache Hikers enjoying a break on
the Crimson Trail