The original question was, did I know of any good hikes that would showcase fall foliage…
…which makes it hard to understand how I arrived at the
The first part of the trail ascended the shadowed side of a ridge that provided just enough cover to keep huckleberries cool to the taste.
Boundary Trail #1 dances on the ridges surrounding
Some patches of scrubby vegetation are sensitive to the season and erupt in fire-like reds and yellows.
Unexpected landscapes evoke the sensual: Lush grass meadows of the
Warm fingers of light dry my sweaty brow, and confronted with such beauty, I dare to search the heavens for some promise that the god of deluges will not destroy with fire again…but no bow appears.
A cloud materializes from the lake…a spirit.
With the passing of the sun, the sky’s mood darkens, but in an act of autumn grace, remains benign.