Day 4 – we woke early, packed up, and hiked several hours back to the parking lot, our legs heavy, our shoulders sore, and our backs stiff.
We were greeted in the parking lot by a group of school children and their teachers. One woman asked us if we had hiked the entire coastal trail. “No, we did a loop up on the ridge then came back along the coast.” She stared at us. “The ridge? Wow. I’ve never known anyone to do the ridge…”