Chihping Fu took some great pictures that Mike Palmer sent around - highly recommended. Visit Chihping's blog at Ultrafamilyman. The pictures were every bit as gorgeous as I remember the trail from the day before, except drier (lucky racers!)
Note the thick brow-ridge, the idiotic grin, and the death-grip on the beverage. You can email this handsome devil at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Rattlesnake Encounter Map
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