Hiking the Secret Passage to Simi Peak on Nov 22, 2008

Photos of the North Ranch Mountain Bikers of Ventura County. Click on an image to see it full size. Thanks to Geoff for sharing his photos!

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Next to the cave in the "Lunch Rocks"
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Looking around the Lunch Rocks
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Adrienne on the peak of the Lunch Rocks
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Heading up the Wiggles
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The peak on the right is about half way. We'll go right under the Lonesome Oak, just left of that peak.
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Geoff hangs back to take pictures along the way
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Hikers on the Secret Passage to Simi Peak Trail - Photo by Geoff Murray
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Geoff and Camille take pictures of the rock formations
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Passing a small natural wall next to the trail
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The top of the Lonesome Oak peeks out above a huge rock
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Camille and Geoff
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Charlotte climbs a very short steep section
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This was the most difficult part of the trail to find originally. But it's easy now that we know where it is
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Steve steps over the skeleton of fallen brush - Photo by Geoff Murray
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Camille points out the Lonesome Oak that we've just passed under
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After the Lonesome Oak, more steep uphill
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At the top of this climb, some nice rocks to admire the view from
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It turns out to be a good place for a rest and snack
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More climbing
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Camille and Nikki are smiling!
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There must be something to look at over there
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Adrienne and Camille looking down at the little tiny houses below
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Inspecting the gate
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Camille wants to get in!
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Simi Peak, our destination, is the highest peak, just right of center at the top
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The trail heads over to the ridge for awhile

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