July 2014 - Big Sur Backpacking

A 3-day backpacking trip near Big Sur.
Hiking in Big Sur. It seems the trail leads to the left. : big sur, hike  Loren and Philippe having a good time! : big sur, hike  Phew, we're NOT going up there. : big sur, hike  Disappearing packs. : big sur, hike 
Yup, that's where we were. : big sur, hike  Philippe sees something interesting. : big sur, hike  Loren and Pascal. : big sur, hike  The trails were steep, but it was cool to be able to see redwoods from a vantage point other than from their base. : big sur, hike 
Good to see you too, Philippe. : big sur, hike  Spying from above. : big sur, hike  Pascal, with pack on. : big sur, hike  That looks like campsite material. : big sur, hike 
Redwoods against the twilight. : big sur, hike  Lizard. : big sur, hike  Loren and I moments after she agreed to marry me. : big sur, hike, proposal  Post-marriage-proposal, inside the redwood tree! : big sur, hike, proposal 
Redwoods. : big sur, hike  The water felt exquisite. : big sur, hike  Redwoods tucked into the crease of the hill. : big sur, hike  The Big Sur river. : big sur, hike 
Philippe, Loren, and Pascal on the third day of backpacking. : big sur, hike  Redwood texture. : big sur, hike  Hiking out of the Ventana Wilderness near Big Sur. : big sur, hike