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Hike, hike, hike [May. 22nd, 2005|07:37 pm]
Nicodemus
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agentmiss, kit_ping's sister, is down here visiting for a week. Today, along with 3catsjackson, we decided to do a little hiking.

I should mention that we've been trying to do some longer hikes recently. Today, we really pushed it. It was an 8 mile hike.

That, by itself, doesn't sound too bad. But this was up in the Oakland hills, where it can be both steep and hot. We went up a peak on a trail that hit, in places, a 45-degree slope. (Inevitably the patches with no shade cover.)

So, for us, that's a challenging hike. I certainly think it's respectable, on the hike difficulty scale. I was feeling good until the times I also noticed joggers passing us on the same trail...


P.S. On the subject of the IMPS Star Wars film, they evidently switched to a bittorrent for downloading. There's also productions stills, including one with me (I'm the last officer on the right). And I am officially in the credits, which was kind of them, given my very limited screen time. :)
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[User Picture]From: witchofnovember
2005-05-23 02:59 am (UTC)
Good grief, I'm going to die next weekend....
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[User Picture]From: kit_ping
2005-05-23 03:04 am (UTC)
Nah. There's no hills to haul our butts up!
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[User Picture]From: witchofnovember
2005-05-23 03:07 am (UTC)
Go over to Creepygoddess and read the Rain commentary. Now that dinner is over I've got to get back to the sleeves.
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[User Picture]From: ringie_raccoon
2005-05-23 05:14 pm (UTC)
Cool, hiking is great, especially this time of year. At least you didn't have any mountain bikers try to run you over, those guys can make a nice hike into an unsettling one. :D
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[User Picture]From: nicodemusrat
2005-05-23 08:02 pm (UTC)
Oh, yes, we did have a few of those, too. Mostly coming down the extremely steep bits we were trudging up. They were generally the friendly sort that day, though, so it was cool.
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