Mishe Mokwa Trail by foot on January 23, 2010

Too wet for bikes so Charlotte leads us on a short hike in search of waterfalls - a day after the rains stop and the water is surprisingly dispersed!

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the Mishe Mokwa parking lot - only a few brave souls for Charlotte's waterfall hike!
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there's a spot of snow in them thar hills!
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Susan and Charlotte wait for Miyuki near the trailhead
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the waterfalls start out small!
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trail isn't too bad after all the rain
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is this the rainbow falls?!
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Miyuki catches a bit of sun
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a little chilly in the morning, but not bad!
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snow is a long way off!
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still a little water coming down - bikes would make a mess!
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sandy soil recovers quickly!
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snow-capped mountains towards Fillmore peak above the local terrain
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Richard spots a waterfall ...
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... well, I guess the rainfall bypassed this one!
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well, the old Hanging Rock thumbed its nose at the storms!
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I guess we are a day to late for the big water!
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Charlotte's favorite falls
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Miyuki hopes there are no sudden flash floods!
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Richard gets a leg up ...
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... and he's off to the races!
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just can't keep Charlotte out of the water!
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Richard (hiking in thongs!) decides he's had enough
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splish-splash, there she goes again!
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the trail gets a tad rocky

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