Hike #7 - My Last BBT Trek
This hike was amazingly difficult to find the trail head due to the heavy mist that morning. A few jokes were thrown around on how this area reminded us of a tropical place. As we started the hike, in the nice cool morning, our lead ranger decided to show us an area with signs of fossils. This was a great way to get our groups attention with their morning sleepiness. The trail was filled with mined out fossils. Not much is left behind, but at least our group was able to see the imprint of the patterns placed on the rock.
Unfortunately this was MY last Backbone Trial hike. I wasn't able to participate in the last hike due to a mandatory participation in a school event. Also I feel I should let my audience know that the main reasons my last three blogs have been postponed were due to life situations, (my graduation and vacations). I am happy though, to have met so many wonderful people through this program. We had a pretty enthused group. They were nice enough to pose in a picture with me, haha. I actually have this picture up on my desk. This memory will never fade and it reminds me why I love my job, my park, and our mission with the NPS.
Please check out the last blog. Just because I couldn't finish the last hike doesn't mean there isn't a last blog. – Ranger Razsa
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Did You Know?
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area was established in 1978, but the National Park Service did not own public parkland in the area until 1980. National Park Rangers devised clever ways to promote the national park goals without land by creating thriving partnerships with many agencies.