Backbone Trail Map
I don’t know why I get so backlogged. I still haven’t blogged about our last hike on the Backbone Trail. On June 16 – i.e. three months ago – six of us hiked Segment Six of the Trail.
Segment six is a 9.5 mile trail from Latigo Canyon parking area to Malibu Canyon parking area.
The National Park service issued a caution to hikers that the trail is sometimes hard to find.
Even with the help of two hand-help GPS units, and a detailed map, we got lost a couple of times.
The hike took us past more beautiful sandstone rock formations
We ate our picnic lunch in a little shady spot by the path
Even though it was mid-summer, there was still some water flowing in this stream.
The National Park Service site describes the flora of Segment Six thus:
Again traversing many canyons through chaparral, oak woodland, and streamside communities.
Unfortunately I don’t remember the names of any of the following flowers. One of the problems with waiting three months to post a story: