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Already relaxing

Chris and Kris

Chris serenades us with the Humpty Dance

Time to load up the packs

Ready to hit the trail

Break on the way up

Two miles in

A very sad picnic table

Now for a downhill section

Packs lighter after drinking most of the water

Time to depart

Rounding the corner

Pausing at the road intersection

Lined up

Sipping daintily

Sipping in style

Back in the corner

Volleyball getting underway


Jump serve

The gentlemen

The gentlemen




Getting crazy

An eclectic bunch

Isabel and Chris

Dinner prep in progress

Ready to move

Treking along

Up to the ridge

Red dirt trail

Dropping non-backpacks at the hotel

Fuel for the first day on the trail

Practicing in case of on-trail bison

Hitting the trail

Trudging down the trail, thankful for the overcast skies

A campfire, when backpacking, in California!

Heading up on a day hike

Cooling off

Double Kris Rock

Ready to catch the Cyclone back to Avalon

Also on a boat!

About to set sail

Moderate speed

Chris and Kris

In the distance

Proof of ascent

A few more minutes at the top

Andrew getting roasted for Chris's birthday

Waiting for the grillables

Story time

Hanging on the planter box

Short break

The group!

The group!

The group!

Cockroach and Raid, pre-battle

Post battle

My trivia teammates

Riddler attack

The whole crew

Group shot #1

Group shot #2

Group shot #3

Group shot #5

Group shot #6

Open floor


At the table at last

Getting ready to order

Done eating

Closing down the night

Relaxing in the sun

Those who stuck around for afternoon hiking


Getting our bearings

Studying our competing maps

Snack time

Ants on a log

Out in the dry, dry mountain air

About to cross the dam at the foot of Big Laguna Lake

Taking a break

Taking in the view

Readying to move out

Dinner and drinks

60s dining

The Mad Men themselves

Kris and Chris

Mom takes a turn

Stacy's turn

Check out that neck

The herd approaches

Extending an offer

Juvenile on the loose

Fending off the youth

Pre-dinner drinks


Fire pit before the rains

Overlooking the desert

Masked and hiding in the bush


Kitchen crew


Rosie and Chris

Trivia reactions

Hitting the trail

Lunch spot

On the potato chip rock

Varying levels of risk tolerance

Chris in his element, with friend

Addressing the crowd

Showing how it's done

Back in the barn with the lady tortoises

More lettuce


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