Topo map of our route. Notice the slight detour at the start up Romero Canyon that took us 2.5 miles off course and added an extra 1,200 feet of gain.
The official 9 Trails Map.
Topo elevation mileage profile. I can't seem to get Topo to compute the correct mileage.
Runners at the Romero Canyon start.
Rob down below on the Edison catwalk.
Rob and Dana climbing up the Edison catwalk.
Rob and Dana strike a pose. Notice the power lines above hence the name Edison catwalk.
View of Santa Barbara and Pacific Ocean.
As the day went on the clouds got thicker but the trail remained rough.
Rob taking a little break on the Tunnel Trail.
Jim is all thumbs up after eating a powerbar. Photo by Dana Grenier.
Rob and Dana negotiate a rough trail leading down into Mission Canyon.
Near the end of the Jesusita Trail two horses grazed along the side of the road.
Rob and Dana take a moment to get aquainted.