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Old oaks along the dry Coyote Creek, some 1200 feet above San Jose and Silicon Valley

Old oaks along the dry Coyote Creek, some 1200 feet above San Jose and Silicon Valley A big grass tuft (muhlenbergia, I think) sits in the dry creek bed.ThumbnailsOld corral fence and tarweedA big grass tuft (muhlenbergia, I think) sits in the dry creek bed.ThumbnailsOld corral fence and tarweedA big grass tuft (muhlenbergia, I think) sits in the dry creek bed.ThumbnailsOld corral fence and tarweedA big grass tuft (muhlenbergia, I think) sits in the dry creek bed.ThumbnailsOld corral fence and tarweedA big grass tuft (muhlenbergia, I think) sits in the dry creek bed.ThumbnailsOld corral fence and tarweed

After almost a mile, I reach Los Cruzeros and turn back toward Arnold Horse Camp. The sun is descending slowly and I probably won't get to see any of the glorious sunset from down here in the canyon (even though I'm still some 1200 feet above San Jose and Silicon Valley).