Pictures taken during outdoors activities, camping, fishing, hiking, kayaking, sailing etc.

Another empty trailhead parking lot…Means another backpacking trip – Pines View Trailhead, Piney Creek Wilderness. I’m about to start on a three day – two-night relaxing stay by the lakeside.

The Hunchback of Hercules – While hiking west on the Pilot (Tower) Trail to the bluffs I was caught by a thunderstorm. Finally a real chance to try out my rain poncho! It worked fine, but with the temperatures up in the mid eighties it was hot and humid with it on. One-minute read, 2 pictures

Gary Allman resting on the Long Creek Trail at Hercules Glades, Missouri.

Taking a break – Catching my breath on the long climb back up to the tower.

Eight Creek Crossings – Just for fun I thought I’d take a picture of each creek crossing I made. 8 pictures

Looking up Long Creek – Long Creek, Hercules Glades.

Long Creek, Hercules Glades.

Lunch Break at The Falls – Gary and The Falls on Long Creek at Hercules Glades – And no, I wasn’t tempted to take another shower. 6 pictures

The Falls on Long Creek at Hercules Glades 3 pictures

Abandoned Building at Rock Spring. 3 pictures

Photograph of Gary Allman at the Rock Spring (Long Creek) and Devil's Den West (Lower Pilot) Trails at Hercules Glades Wilderness, Mark Twain National Forest. March 2019.

About to get started on Day 2.

Camped in the Devil’s Den. Video: 21 seconds & 5 pictures

Twin Falls at Hercules Glades. Video: 13 seconds

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