Day 160: Saturday April 23, 2011
Twas the night before Easter... Alyssa's first successful visit to Two Trees; third visit for Ayden and I. Two Trees is becoming part of the holiday spirit. My last visit: DAY 11: TWO TREES.
Two Trees (From the Northern Backcountry)
The visibility was a bit hazy otherwise this picture would have captured the Islands. We hiked from Hiltop, same trailhead from Day 11. Over a two-our time frame, we hiked about 2.5 miles, +/-500 feet and ate lunch. There were many people up here today, including a father with his 3-year-old.
(From the Hilltop Trailhead)
New barbwire; can you limbo?
Literally, through the fence...
Dodging the cow poo, no cows on the trail today
The hills are steep; ahh, water the refreshment of choice
Fuzzy views of Ventura today
Bee's nest on the old tree, be careful
Rolling hills forever...
The Northern Route beyond the Trees...
To find the Seal Treasure for game 3130, begin hiking along the fence line to the North. It looks like it is an obvious trail, but really it isn't. Watch your step because the low brush is mixed in with a prickly shrub. We were all wearing shorts, ouch. However, once we were aware of this, it was easy to dodge. Being that it's spring and we had heavy winter rains, this growth is to be expected.
The other Two Trees in the valley below to the right
Down a small hill from Two Trees and back up
Once you reach this easily identifiable fence post, keep pushing forward to the next post. You may have to step away from the fence for a moment to avoid:
...the pretty, overgrown, prickly flower
The Water Bottle is placed here
Careful, don't prick yourself
There it is. Hopefully it will be there when search for it! Please read the clue and then tighten the bottle back up and place it back where you found it. Then come home, solve the clue and into your result on http://www.sealthebeach.com/
This fence post is only about a 5 minute walk from Two Trees. Good Luck and Have Fun!