Stone Sentinels

Trail Thoughts and Musings

Soon the Ridge trail crests the top of a hill and the stony sandstone outcroppings can be seen close up. The unique erosion process known as tafoni can be seen at work. The small caves that can be seen here are the result of this process. Impressive views towards the ocean can be had.

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Last updated January 26, 1998.
Copyright 1996, 1997, 1998 by Werner W. Hager and Micromoms. All rights reserved.