Too early for fall foliage, but the weather was fabulous.
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|It's nice and shady on the lower slopes. There is a remarkable variety of equipment: here, notice the one-shoulder bag. (Shoes later...)|
|As treeline is reached, the race for the summit starts getting competitive (but guess who's out in front taking this photo). Unfortunately I took a wrong turn a few minutes later.|
|The views in all directions are excellent.|
|"Do we really have to climb that?"|
|The first group to arrive settles in for lunch.|
|A view from the summit.|
|Patrik and his hiking shoes.|
|In the center of the photo: a descent technique called glissade.|
|Leaving the summit cone. Roughly the same spot as this photo from a hike in May of '02.|
|Bald Rock, from a ledge on the way down.|