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01/27/19 Trip Report

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January 27, 2019 09:59PM
07:10 am: left LB to drive to Bradford Ridge

09:10 am: Arrive at Entrance and saw a few cars. Nice to hear that small creek

10:30 am: arrived at DCHS after a 1h:15 minutes. Since all existing GPX files (such as the one I found previously and linked here, or Alltrails) are all the right fork, which leads to that steep hill, I attempted to create GPX file that details the left fork that goes along the Ridge.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/egegkzm711qb2w6/run_2019-01-27_10-23-22.gpx?dl=0
Forgive me as this was first time creating GPX file, and it best to used as a note since there some error.
As you can see from that GPX file, I crosses the Ridge correctly and was going down to meet PCT, but I made a wrong turn at Waypoint 4... Should have turn around.. Oh well.

Now hot springs itself:
When I arrived, there was about 0-2 people per pool.
Arizona: a bit cooler then I remembere, but latter in the day it became warmer due to the sunlight?
I dipped in Anniversary for a bit, but it was only slightly warmer than Arizona (before Arizona Warmed up). I would say Arizona is back to normal? There was a few sandbags on the edges.
Note: above Arizona source, there a big ditch showing the entire underside of a rock. That worries me...

There was a few family there, but I gues they didnt have issue with this place being CO.

Latter in the day, it averaged to about 5-6 people in Arizona.
It was mostly Textiles, with only another person nude. Latter, there was a nude group that came from freedom, and maybe 3 others, but still more textiles.

I didn't check the other pools, but mpst of the people arrived at Bradford Ridge, 2 person at PCT, a group of kids at Other PCT side with horses (unlike last incident, I sure horses are PCT to DCHS only and not to Bowen...)and only handful from Bowen?

04:10 pm: started to hike back, this time making a new GPX file on the less steep path.
Ran into a couple that left well before me looking for the less steep path, went on PCT for a but before turning back and meet me. Guided them on the trail.

05:40 pm: 1 h 20 min hike back.
If you are waiting for that GPX file, I failed
I assumed the app woukd record even in sleep mode.... It did not, result in a straight line everytime thd WP was on.
INO, since I wasnt too familar, I didn't think there a differce between the path when going up as there less steep didnt bave a well known doe the inclines

Anyone want to try to make a GPX of that less steep. Path?
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01/27/19 Trip Report

LBNguyen385January 27, 2019 09:59PM



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