Virginia and I spent the last week
of June at the Lair of the Bear. Most of it was a relaxing private
experience, playing games, making stuff, and eating dining hall
food. One day the two of us took a bag lunch with us and hiked
around Pinecrest Lake. We were moving along when suddenly I got
this "that's a great view" feeling and took a picture of Virginia
and the lake.
Some places the trail was a
staircase carved into the landscape, other places it was just a
marker informing you on which way to go over the barren rocks. We
lost it a couple of times, but no harm came of it. Many times we
found ourselves clambering over rocks. Very fun hike.
This was by far the biggest river
that fed into the lake.
We took the side trail to "Cleo's
Bath". After going upstream for a mile or two I realized I was
going to run out of water long before we got back to civilization.
We stopped for lunch and a quick dip in the water at this spot.
To make a long story short, we got
to the water fountain just fine. Then we stopped at the General
Store for refreshing snacks. Then we just had to walk back to the
camp and get there by supper time for a happy ending.
Found myself thinking that some of
the house number signs along the way were well done or interesting
for one reason or another.