Christmas Walk to Jenkinson Waterfall

December 25, 2017
Pollock Pines, CA
Hikers: Cathy, Ashley, Andy, Laura, Mike
Distance: 4.8 miles
Elevation Gain: 297 feet

 Wouldn't this make a pretty table.

 Remnants of an old chimney built in 19ll. The water reaches up about halfway when the lake is full.

 This piece of ice looks like a fish!

Carr Ranch

December 17, 2017
Moraga, CA
Hikers: Cathy, Laura, Noreen, Dawn
Distance: 8.4 miles
Elevation Gain: 2,109 ft.

Carr Ranch, part of the John Muir Land Trust, opened to the public in October of this year.

Salt lick.

A Jerusalem cricket, commonly known as the potato bug.

They rolled out the green carpet for us. :)

A very large, interesting looking bug at the bottom of a water trough.

Rocky Ridge Trail, Carr Ranch Loop.