4 miles of hiking • 1750' elevation gain •

(due to FS opposing hikers in that locale I don't want to name it online) Did a short loop on less-used trails with Don's map in hand, found a nice spot and read book for couple of hours. I was able to follow new path all the way up, but then got a little lost on familiar way down, bushwhacked half way then was able to pick the thread with the help of flashlight and GPS on my tablet (not my hiking GPS). All in all, good adventure but I need to practice offtrail more often.