Photos from an August 2001 hike at Lafayette Reservoir
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Trailhead
Trailhead
Start
Start up the steps
Path ends at the fire road
Path ends at the fire road
Rim Trail
Rim Trail
Junction
Junction with Westview Trail
Brief level stretch
Brief level stretch
View
View past the reservoir to Mount Diablo
Rim Trail
Rim Trail
Looking ahead
Looking ahead, the next dip and climb is visible
Black oak
Black oak
Junction
Junction
Climbing
Climbing
Rim Trail and a view to Diablo
Rim Trail and a view to Mount Diablo
Approaching Rheem Reservoir
Approaching Rheem Reservoir
Continue on pavement
Continue on pavement
Back on dirt and still climbing
Back on dirt and still climbing
Steep descent
Steep descent
View down the trail
Sharp drop, with next ascent visible
A look back to the steep section
A look back to the steep section
Climbing some more
Climbing some more
Junction
Junction with Campolindo Trail
Approaching junction
Approaching junction with Big Oak Trail
Big Oak Trail
Big Oak Trail
Eucalyptus-lined stretch
Eucalyptus-lined stretch
Junction with Lafayette Reservoir Trail
Junction with Lafayette Reservoir Trail
Rim Trail
Rim Trail
Descending
Descending
View to the reservoir
View down to the reservoir
Junction
Junction with Sunset Trail
Rim Trail
Rim Trail
Junction
Junction with Lakeside Trail
End
End of the trail
  Pear orchard
Pear orchard, on the side of the road on the way out
         




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