Our first stop was Clevenger Canyon, the only portion of the hike where we will have no trail to follow at all. The good news is that it runs down the middle of a canyon, so it's easy to make sure we're heading the right way. The bad news, as of yesterday, was that the canyon looked like this:
David and I walked down to the (mostly) dry riverbed, which is where we'll do the final leg of Thursday's hike. I'd brought a hoodie with me, since last time he took me to scope out trails, we hadn't done very much walking. Today, however, proved to be more active:
That's all for today's update. The places I've been while scouting out this hike are stunningly, "urban drool" and all, and I can't wait to start "really" hiking them!