Road closures, mud slides, trail washouts, and multiple creek fordings add challenges to be overcome and mastered.
Ron, Mike, Cheryl, and myself (Paul W.) experienced these conditions wrought by Mother Nature; we survived nearly unscathed with only one unanticipated trail cartwheel, multiple unexpected "sit-downs", and a blown-out knee.
Please see the following movie for your enjoyment. Click twice on the "play button" - hover your cursor near bottom of each picture to pause, play, and rewind. Following the slide show are single pictures which produce LARGE images when click on.