Length: 4.3 miles
Duration: 2 hours
Difficulty: Much of it easy. Side-by-side and single file, mostly flat with gradual climbs, except for unmaintained trails inside eucalyptus groves which have downed limbs and entire trees across the trail.
Altitude gain: 60 ft
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And we retrace our steps back to the trailers, around yet another golf course, having had our restorative dose of wildness for this day.