|Finding myself on a steep decline.|
You can always tell how much I like a new walking/hiking site by how many Tumblrs I post of it the first time.
I've wanted to hike Rocky Peak Park for a while. I had read about it in the LA Times blog, LA Walks. The article compared it to Vasquez Rocks, which we adore. But I was always scared off by the difficulty rating of 4 out of a possible 5. The distance was also too far--3.5 miles.
Well, I realized that the hike could be as far as we wanted, since you have to double back, anyway. As for the difficulty, I have been getting a lot stronger lately.
We decided to chance it.
When we arrived, we quickly realized that Charles Fleming wasn't kidding about the rating. It is
I can't wait to go back!
|A very rocky picnic.|
|Google Photos created this gif, It was so difficult for me to walk through that extremely narrow gap that Keith took a continuous stream of photos while I was doing it.|