Photographs from the Photography on the Run post: After the Woolsey Fire: Boney Mountain and Pt. Mugu State Park
Regrowth of laurel sumac in Satwiwa at the beginning of the run. The area was burned in the 2013, when the Springs Fire burned most of Pt. Mugu State Park.
The north side of Boney Mountain from Danielson Road near it's junction with the Cabin Trail and Old Boney Trail. Most of the area pictured was not burned in either the Woolsey Fire or 2013 Springs Fire.
Crags on the north side of Boney Mountain along the ridge formed by the massif's western escarpment.
In the midst of the rocks on Boney Mountain's Western Ridge (Mountaineer's Route).
The upper section of Boney Mountain's Western Ridge. This side of the ridge was not burned by the Woolsey Fire.
Chalk liveforever on Boney Mountain's Western Ridge.
View down Boney Mountain's Western Ridge to the Conejo Valley and Ventura Mountains.
Red shanks (Adenostoma sparsifolium), an evergreen shrub or small tree, is one of the primary elements of the chaparral in this area.
La Jolla Valley and the Channel Islands from the top of Boney Mountain's Western Ridge. Big Sycamore Canyon Road and roads and trails to its west were not burned in the Woolsey Fire.
The Woolsey Fire burned up to the crest of Boney Mountain's Western Ridge.
The flare-up in the Sandstone Peak - Boney Mountain area on November 13. Photo: Skye Colclough.
Area burned in the Woolsey Fire between the northern crest of Boney Mountain and Tri Peaks. Sandstone Peak is in the distance.
Chamberlain segment of the Backbone Trail west of the Tri Peaks Trail junction.
Burned slopes above Blue Canyon.
Twenty-five uear-old growth along the Chamberlain Trail. Most of the Chamberlain Trail and the steep slopes to its north were burned in the Woolsey Fire.
Area of high soil burn severity near Chamberlain Rock.
Boney Mountain's western escarpment from near the Chamberlain Trail - Old Boney Trail junction. The Chamberlain Trail ascends the photo-right side of the escarpment.
Approaching Blue Canyon on the Old Boney Trail.
Sprouting leaves in Blue Canyon following the Woolsey Fire.
View across upper Blue Canyon, from the Old Boney Trail.
Burned slopes along the Old Boney Trail, between Blue Canyon and the Chamberlain Trail.
Firebreak along the Old Boney Trail, west of the Chamberlain Trail.
Scrub jay along the Old Boney Trail.
Is that an acorn the scrub jay is holding?
Fire retardant dropped in the area of the Old Boney and Serrano Valley Trails.
Boney Mountain from the Serrano Valley Trail.
Boney Mountain from Serrano Valley.
Sycamore Canyon Road, north of the Old Boney Trail.
The three South American parrots (black-hooded parakeets) are almost impossible to see among the sycamore leaves.
Upper Sycamore Trail.
Sycamore leaves along the Upper Sycamore Trail.
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