Thursday, June 11, 2015

Geology Field Trip -- Day 4 of 7 at Kings Canyon 02.Jun.15

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We met up with the group on the campsite at 8 that morning, following them for what was going to be a long day at Kings Canyon, taking the 6 KM Rim Walk which begins with a 500-step climb.

Definitely worth the effort, in hindsight. I have never seen such views before -- rocks in the reddest of red with the sunrise.
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Because we were not admiring rocks and formations, we sped ahead of the group and ended up completing the Rim Walk in 2 hours instead of the full day or proposed 3.5 hours. Glad to have avoided the high noon heat!

As a little bonus, we explored the ridge at Kings Canyon Resort later that afternoon, ending up at the boardwalk for drinks at sunset once again.
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Catching up with the group at the campsite, the assigned cooking group raised the bar with chicken satay. Just how many ways can chicken be cooked, with a grill?
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Some clever Indonesian innovation: peanut butter, tomatoes, onions and Ayam sos!
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How about that presentation, eh?
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