Jul 02, 2021First glimpse of the lake

First glimpse of the lake – View of Table Rock Lake from Piney Creek Wilderness. Copyright © 2021 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

My first glimpse, but not my first encounter. I checked the lake level before I left, and it was five feet above standard pool. When I was here this time last year, I think it was eleven feet above pool. Anyway, the lake was high enough to have covered the trail in places. Not too deep, mid-calf or so, but enough to make it impossible to see where the trail went.

Sunset was due in thirty minutes, so I had to get moving if I didn’t want to be setting up camp in the dark (again).

Copyright © 2021 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

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