20 December, 2009

Poly Cannon, Bishop's Peak

We drove through Arroyo Grande to Pismo Beach before heading north along the coast. At Avila Beach Heather had a breakfast burrito.

California Polytechnic State University, or Cal Poly, owns beautiful hills with mountain biking leading into Los Padres National Forest.
Poly Cannon
After a short ride we decided to save the few hours of sunlight left to hike nearby Bishop's Peak.

click image for Bishop's Peak 360 panorama

As the sun was setting hikers poured up the challenging final ascent. Many seemed unprepared and seemingly oblivous to the setting sun. I was happy to have conquered the 1,550 foot peak before dark.
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