03 October 2001 -- Caliente Mtn


Private hike by Karen Isaacson & Brian Leverich.

Karen Isaacson's trip notes are here.

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The view north into the Carrizo Plain National Monument (512 KB)

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The view south across the Cuyama River valley (453 KB)

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South again ... (627 KB)

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The peak (the far-away, left-of-the-two bump) (602 KB)

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North again ... (590 KB)

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Karen on the trail (667 KB)

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North (551 KB)

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The peak as seen from the last bump (581 KB)

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South (620 KB)

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Looking south, down into the Cuyama River valley (551 KB)

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Interesting terrain in the Cuyama valley (582 KB)

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Looking north (608 KB)

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Karen, on the gentle rock slabs to the summit (757 KB)

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Department of Water Resources peak marker (837 KB)

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The view to Apache Saddle in the east (542 KB)

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The view southwest out the Cuyama valley
(Note our trail winding west along the ridge ... )
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The view northwest down the Carrizo Plain (565 KB)

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The Japanese are attacking! The WWII aircraft
spotter's hut and antenna mast
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The hut again (621 KB)

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A last view of the Cuyama (497 KB)