I think this post is kind of what life has been like the past few months. When I finally get the urge to run, I run – right into obstacles.
I decided to check out a trail that I hadn’t run before. I found out about this trail from a story that appeared in our local newspaper about a month ago.
I found the unmarked entry to the trail pretty easily and headed down into Buck Gully:
Unfortunately, after about half a mile, I found out the hard way they weren’t done with trail construction:
And if you don’t believe that it’s in the middle of civilization – check out the green on one of the holes at The Resort at Pelican Hill:
Where there’s a will, there’s a way. A different way down into Buck Gully. I climbed into my car and headed off to the entrance to the canyon from up above off San Joaquin Hills Road:
No problem. This one was easy to get around.
By this time it was getting dark, so I slowed down to enjoy the setting sun and the views toward the ocean and Catalina:
Long story sort, I made it down into the depths of Buck Gully from above, only to run into this:
Oh well. I got to climb back out to this: