We started the year with new friends on a trail, it seemed fitting to end the year with the same amazing people.
The end of year crew was smaller: Pete and Mandy in the FJ, Liz and dogs in the Tundra, Jeremy in SeanRubiconnery, and Dave and Charlie in the TRD 4Runner. We met up at their campsite off Table Mesa Road and caught up after our extended disappearance from off roading.
Then onto trails! SeanRubiconnery lead us around for the day. While the start of the year was wet and cold, today proved to be sunny and dusty. Couldn't have asked for better weather.
We made our way to an old fort and explored before lunch. Hope wasn't much of a fan of climbing rocks. Elly needs to teach her the ropes. (We left Elly and Rommel at the house. Old age sucks)
After a fort-side lunch, we made our way along a ravine towards an old mine site. We explored and chatted for a while before turning back.
After meeting up one last time, we all said our goodbyes. Half the crew was camping again, while our teardrop is trapped behind car parts. On our way out, we met up with Brett who had to work today, but was on his way in for an afternoon of trails and camping.
This was an amazing way to end the year. I very much needed a day on the trail. The fresh air, great scenery and good friends is just the reset button my brain needed.
Happy New Year!!! May your 2018 be filled with adventures great and small!
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