Sonoma County Lost Coast


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Setting up the siphon to fill the hot tub
Copyright © 7/4/2008 by Joe Petolino
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Fred Cooper and Don Barch moving logs for the hot tub
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Laying out the outline of the hot tub on Lost Beach
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The new efficient driftwood fired hot tub heater on Lost Beach
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We start filling the hot tub on Lost Beach
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Fred Cooper blowing his horn on Lost Beach
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Fred Cooper on Lost Beach at sunset
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The driftwood fired hot tub on Lost Beach
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Ruth Cooper landing on Lost Beach
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The empty hot tub frame on Lost Beach
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Fred Coopers nest on Lost Beach
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Fred Cooper preparing breakfast on Lost Beach
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Dave Littlejohn starting to clean up Lost Beach
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Packing the hot tub parts up the gully at Lost Beach
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The driftwood fired hot tub the next morning
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Dave Littlejohn forgot to bring a hat and improvised
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Sea lions near Lost Beach
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Kate DesLauriers, Dave Littlejohn, Dörte Mann and Fred Cooper lazing on Lost Beach
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Fred Cooper lazing about on Lost Beach
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My brothers Paul and Ralph joined us at Lost Beach
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Ralph's Zodiac behind Fred Cooper's kayak on Lost Beach
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Paul and Ralph Higgins helping set up the hot tub
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Water flowing out the driftwood heating system
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The driftwood fire starting around the heating coil
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Ralph Higgins cleaning an abalone for dinner
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Dave Littlejohn, Fred Cooper and Dörte Mann eating on Lost beach
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Two of the arches in Castle Rock
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Calm rock gardening near Russian Gulch
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The last of the Jenner Coves
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The deep cave in the Jenner Coves
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Last arch in the Jenner Cove area
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Rocky points between little coves
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The Lost Beach creek is running dry
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Looking down at the hot tub site at Lost Beach
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An old copper colling core on Lost Beach
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The old creek at the end of Lost Beach
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Looking down at the old hot tub site on Lost Beach
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Coming back through Castle Rock
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Watermellon on the beach on Memorial Day Weekend
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Sheriff's helicopter buzzing Lost Beach on Memorial Day Weekend
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Car that fell down the cliff on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Motor cycle that fell down the cliff on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Car that fell down the cliff on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Campfire at sunset on Lost Beach
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The fire pit from the hot tub
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Dave Littlejohn and Dörte Mann launch from Lost Beach with Fred Cooper and Maryann Furda assisting
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Dave Littlejohn and Dörte Mann rock gardening near Jenner
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California sea lions resting with flippers up
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Small arch north of Jenner
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Dave Littlejohn and Dörte Mann north of Jenner
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Dörte Mann's beach sundial
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Dave Littlejohns diagram to explain Baseball to Germans
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MaryAnn Furda and her Lost Beach Tea Garden
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Dörte Mann lays the next hot tub driftwood fire, Dave Littlejohn watches
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Fred Cooper and MaryAnn Furda filter some drinking water
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Fred Cooper at Lost Beach sunset
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Fred Cooper and Maryann Furda in the driftwood fired hot tub
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Dave Littlejohn in the driftwood fired hot tub
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The hot tub heater coil the next morning
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The hot tub temperature control valve
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A message to Dörte left in the sand
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Dave Littlejohn and Dörte Mann filtering water at Lost Beach
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Dave Littlejohn reading about kayaking when the wind it too strong to do it
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Wildflowers in the cliff above Lost Beach
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The driftwood fired hot tub viewed from above
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The gully above Lost Beach
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The siphon inlet for the hot tub heater
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Dave Littlejohn tending the hot tub fire
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Flotsom from the far side of the Pacific Ocean
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My kayak and tent safe on Lost Beach
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Dave Littlejohn setting up his tent on Lost Beach
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My kayak and tent safe on on Lost Beach
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Dave Littlejohn and Dörte Mann move Daves kayak above the high tide on Lost Beach
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The view down the best bad trail to the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Dave Littlejohn digging out the new hot tub location
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The new hot tub driftwood fired water heater, some assemby required
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First light under the new hot tub driftwood fired water heater
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First warm water from the new hot tub driftwood fired water heater
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Dave Littlejohn managing the hot tub tarp as it fills
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Dörte Mann off to collect driftwood for the hot tub
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Warming up the hot tub heater coils
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Hot water filling up the tarp lined tub
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Piling the wood onto the hot tub heater coil
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Looking south past Lost Beach to Jenner
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Looking north past Lost Beach to the Fort Ross Reef
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Kate DesLauriers hiking down the best bad trail to the Sonoma Lost Coast
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The hot tub site washed out by winter rains
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Kate Deslauriers on Lost Beach
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Flotsam on Lost Beach
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Lost Beach in the dead of winter
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Rough cobble hiking on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Fresh water flowing through cobble on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Ling cod head on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Harbor seals hauled out on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Kate DesLauriers on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Tide pool on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Wave and rocks on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Kate DesLauriers on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Fractured rock on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Gap in the rocks on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Rock point on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Waves breaking over rocks on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Kate DesLauriers climbing up rocks on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Red and grey rocks on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Kate DesLauriers climing rocks on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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The start of the Jenner Coves on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Kate DesLauriers hiking over rocks on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Lookng north to Lost Beach on the Sonoma Lost Coast
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Kate DesLauriers at Lost Beach
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Tide pools at Lost Beach
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The intrepid kayaker tide pooling at Lost Beach
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Siphoned water pressure on Lost Beaxh
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Tarp hot tub on Lost Beaxh
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Drift wood hot tub heater on Lost Beach
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Temerature control for drift wood hot tub heater on Lost Beach
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Siphon feed hose for hot tub on Lost Beach
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Tarp hot tub on Lost Beach
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Siphoned water pressure on Lost Beach
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Tarp hot tub on Lost Beach
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My favorite camp spot on Lost Beach
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Safely landed at Lost Beach
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Joe caught an enormous ling cod for dinner
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Ling cod guts are incredibly colorfull
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My favorite camp spot on Lost Beach
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My Coaster on Lost Beach
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Improvised table on Lost Beach
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My favorite campsite on Lost Beach
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The hot tub creek on Lost Beach
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Waves breaking over the shallow rocks at Lost Beach
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Looking back up the cobble beach north of Lost Beach
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My favorite campsite at Lost Beach
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Just landed at Lost Beach
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Harbor seal tracks in the sand at Lost Beach
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Sunset over Northwest Cape from Lost Beach
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North out of Russian Gulch near sunset
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