One-night stay in the Devil’s Backbone Wilderness. And once more I manage to break some gear … Trip write-up: One-minute read, +3
Back at the Collins Ridge Trailhead – and some notes on the trip. 2 pictures
Lunch stop on the Collins Ridge Trail. I promised myself a lunch stop, and I was going to have one. 2 pictures
On the Collins Ridge Trail. Moments after I took this picture four deer came running past.
Breakfast, pack up, and go.One-minute read. 3 pictures.
Day Three – Morning Light – I tried all sorts of shots to capture the light glistening in the frozen droplets on the branches. I failed.
Sunset at the North Fork River. 2 pictures
Sunset and ripples – Sunset at the North Fork River.
The setting sun bathes the world in pink.
Hiking (bushwhacking) the western end of the Mary Hollow Trail. 7 pictures
Sycamores in Mary Hollow – Having finished lunch, I packed up and hiked the last part of the McGarr Spring Trail back to Mary Hollow. Emerging into Mary Hollow these brightly lit sycamore trees caught my eye.
McGarr Spring – I have been meaning to visit this spring almost every time I’ve hiked in the Devil’s Backbone Wilderness, so I made it the focus of this trip. 4 pictures
Lunch at McGarr Spring. 6 pictures
Stock pond on the McGarr Spring Trail – The water in this pond looked very clear and clean.
The unofficial McGarr Spring Trail is very well marked – It’s a sad comment on the state of things, that the unofficial trails are better maintained and marked than the official ones looked after by the Forest Service. One-minute read
Trailside Fungi. In my current favorite color. 2 pictures