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Jay Wilkerson
(Creachen) - MLife

Locale: East Bay
Lost Coast- Spring Break on 04/06/2009 21:10:12 MDT Print View

Mattole River Trailhead


Mattole River


River meets Ocean with three bobbing seal!!


Open coast line


Thank goodness for lowtide!!!


Punta Gorda Lighthouse


Parker in the Lighthouse


Two worlds: Lush stream into ocean!!


Into the sand dunes


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Wind swept beach


Me and my son had a great time car camping and backpacking to the Punta Gorda lighthouse and camping at the Log Castles eating Mac N cheese and samores... For me life does not get better!!!!

Edited by Creachen on 04/06/2009 21:30:42 MDT.

Joshua Billings
(Joshua) - MLife

Locale: Santa Cruz,Ca
Nice trip on 04/07/2009 08:48:50 MDT Print View

Nice jay.

cary bertoncini
(cbert) - F

Locale: N. California
looks like a great trip on 04/07/2009 09:34:25 MDT Print View

how was the fishing?

Jay Wilkerson
(Creachen) - MLife

Locale: East Bay
Lost Coast-Spring Break on 04/07/2009 16:57:45 MDT Print View

Hey Cary, I tried from the beach with soft shell sand crabs and the river with some lures-NO LUCK.. It was just to windy!!! But my son caught a Alligator lizard- he was very happy!


Denis Hazlewood
(redleader) - MLife

Locale: Luxury-Light Luke on the Llano Azul
Re: Lost Coast- Spring Break on 04/07/2009 17:31:06 MDT Print View

What a great trip for you and your son. The Punta Gorda Lighthouse is a good distance for a relaxed trip.

I'm leading a trip from Mattole to Shelter Cove, the first week in June. I hope we have weather as nice as you got.

Whale off Spanish Creek on the Lost Coast
Whale Spouting off Spanish Creek on the Lost Coast

Ken Helwig
(kennyhel77) - MLife

Locale: Scotts Valley CA via San Jose, CA
Re: Re: Lost Coast- Spring Break on 04/07/2009 20:15:07 MDT Print View

Nice one Jay. Looks like Parker was having a good time! Key.