Wednesday, September 30, 2009
The crew and I went for an evening hike up Burbank Canyon in north Claremont after work yesterday. We've hiked this trail numerous times, but this was the first time going this late in the day.
First cool evening in quite sometime..perfect for a stroll through the hills. The trail is 5 miles long with half of that straight up the mountain. It can be just a tad brutal if you're lugging a bit of extra weight with you. Stupid gravity.(Yeah ,I'm fat..so what you think you're better than me?!)
The views from the top when you finally make it are worth the struggle. As the sun did it's disappearing act on us half way through our journey, the combination of dark surroundings and the rapidly changing kaleidoscope of colors in the sky added to the zen-like feel of this adventure. Not to mention, not a single chupacabra in sight..(I repeated this to myself a few times as it got darker and darker).
Great views of the Inland Empire and LA from the top of the mountain. Perfect.
photos by Shawziee