Channel Islands: Backcountry camping in the clouds

Three days is too short to spend in these islands, and in off season there were fewer ferries and kayak tours available, but we got lucky and had the chance to camp overnight at Del Norte on Santa Cruz Island and sea kayak for a day.  The kayak trip was fun and stormy, but it was the hike up to our backcountry site that took my breath away.  Literally and figuratively.

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