Photos from a December 2000 hike on North Ridge Trail, Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve (click on any image for a larger view)
Trailhead
Trailhead
Gate
Gate
Trail splits
Trail splits
     Under the trees
     Under the trees
Mushrooms
Mushrooms
Switchback
Switchback
     Currant
     Currant
     Tanoak
     Tanoak
     Huckleberry
     Huckleberry
     Honeysuckle
     Honeysuckle
View north to Montara Mountain
View north to Montara Mountain
     Trail
     Trail
Junction
Junction
     North Ridge Trail
     North Ridge Trail
Poison oak
Thicket of poison oak
     Douglas fir
     Douglas fir
Little grassy spot
Little grassy spot makes a nice rest area
Approaching junction
Approaching junction
Whittemore Gulch Trail
Whittemore Gulch Trail
Switchback
Switchback
     Coyote brush
     Coyote brush
Douglas fir
Old Douglas fir
     Forget me not
     Forget me not
     View to North Ridge
     View to North Ridge
View west
View west
Whittemore Gulch Trail
Whittemore Gulch Trail
Blue witch nightshade
Blue witch nightshade
Winding through chaparral
Winding through chaparral
     Ceanothus
     Ceanothus
Junction
Junction with connector to North Ridge Trail
Connecting path
Connecting path
Junction
Junction
North Ridge Trail
North Ridge Trail
North Ridge Trail
North Ridge Trail; knoll is visible on the right
Grassy knoll
Little grassy picnic knoll
Returning
Returning, starting the climb
Coffeeberry
California coffeeberry, preparing for the new year's growth
Returning to the North Ridge Trail junction
Returning to the junction with the two sections of North Ridge Trail

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