Living happily ever after still means you have to clean house and do the dishes
Looking down ‘Spring Hollow’ – A new (for me) Scenic Overlook. +1
Cat Briar Central – I name this area Cat Briar Central. The cat briars around it were horrendous, and I carry the scars to show for it. +1
Piny Creek glinting in the sun – you can get a clear idea of how narrow the hollow gets from this picture. Can’t find the trail? hike down the creek.
Fall at the far end of the Pilot Trail – On a whim, I changed my plans and decided to venture into uncharted territory and hike down to the end of the trail. One-minute read, 2 pictures
View to the east – One thing I’ve learned is that little things that shouldn’t be in the wilderness are frequently signs that lead to interesting discoveries. One-minute read
End of the hike – I lose the trail, find some rocks, and get more chigger bites than you could shake a hiking pole at. Two-minute read, 4 pictures
Buck Hollow in the evening light. Piney Creek Wilderness – Day Two.
Evening light on Buck Hollow – Piney Creek Wilderness – Day Two.
Stormy sunset – Piney Creek Wilderness – Day One.
Glimpse – because the lake-side trees were in the lake it was hard to get a clear view.
Storm clearing – Piney Creek Wilderness – Day One.
‘Cab Creek’ – Day Two, Hercules Glades, Pees Hollow Trail. 3 pictures
Back at the bluffs
Table Rock Lake at Piney Creek Wilderness – this is my little spot of Ozarks’ heaven. Piney Creek – Day One.
Table Rock Lake at Piney Creek Wilderness.
Tarp up in case it rains (again). Bell Mountain – Day One.
Bell Mountain. View to the east. Bell Mountain – Day One.
View from Kingley Vale – It all looks very peaceful now, but Kingley Vale was formerly used for artillery practice.
South Downs – Hiking at Kingley Vale
Winter Sunset, Long Creek, Hercules Glades Wilderness.
Buck Hollow. An idyllic and tranquil view later to be interrupted by the arrival of a bear. One-minute read
Table Rock Lake at Piney Creek – Day one of three days backpacking in Piney Creek Wilderness.
Coy Bald Trail Panorama – views to the east and south. 2 pictures
Hathersage and Hope from Higgar Tor. +2
Cheddar Gorge (no climbers) – It’s fairly rugged and pointy looking. It’s a shame about the road running right through the middle though.