Great 7 mile hike yesterday up to Eagle Rock in Little Basin for Sempervirens.
Thanks to Emmanuelle for leading the way.
Check out Rick’s awesome photos by clicking here.
Here’s a few shots I took along the way:
Joe spotted Venus in daylight.
As you can see from the logo on the signs at the entry, Little Basin used to be Hewlett-Packard’s corporate retreat. They sold it to Sempervirens and POST, who must foot the bill until California can afford the gift of Little Basin as an extension of Big Basin state park. Meanwhile, its open to HP, Sempervirens and POST.
The thing I like best about hiking with Sempervirens is all the neat people I meet. If you would like to join us on a hike, click here. Please consider joining in the preservation of these very special redwood forests.
Please join me this Sunday for a hike on the lovely Tanbark Trail among the redwoods in Little Basin. I’ll be bringing up the rear of this leisurely 2 mile jaunt with a Sempervirens group. You get to see the beauty of Little Basin before it becomes a state park. Right now, the only way to get in is to come on one of these hikes — or join Sempervirens, POST, or HP. The hike is free, parking is $6 per car. Click here to sign up and get more details.
Yesterday at Little Basin hiking with Sempervirens docents, we came across an interesting moth. At the time, we didn’t know what it was.
Elegant Sheep Moth on Sempervirens Hike
Today docent Karen DeMello identified the moth. She writes:
What a great day yesterday at Little Basin! This morning I’ve been poking around the internet to find a photo of the moth that we saw yesterday. If you scroll 1/3rd down this page, it’s in the middle and called “Elegant Sheep Moth”.
See what I mean — these docents know their stuff and are dedicated to constantly building their knowledge!