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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Down the Bridal Veil

Haynes Canyon under cloud cover
Dr. K, Becca and I headed out under heavy cloud cover for a morning trek on the Bridal Veil Falls Trail.  For much of the way it seemed rain was imminent.  Winds on high were moving clouds around, however, and before we reached the turnaround point the skies began to clear.  The light was dynamic, and I took advantage of it, snapping nearly 100 photos--some better than others.  The happiest hiker, Becca, thoroughly enjoyed our outing and stopped to smell way too many bushes along the way.  We got in some good exercise while enjoying spectacular scenery.  And the best part of our early morning trek?--we didn't see one other human being out there today.
Looked like rain for much of the morning

Heavy clouds over the Sacramentos

Another look at Haynes Canyon

This and the next:  Becca on our road


Becca at the far side of the creek on the Bridal Veil Falls Trail

A little patch of blue out there

Slightly different perspective

Can't tell if it's a road or trail in the middle distance

Heading down the Bridal Veil

White Sands is out there to the left

Hole in the clouds

Whatever

Long view into the canyon

Little rise in the trail

Art?

Becca following Dr. K

Meh

Double Meh

This and the next 2:  views into the canyon



Guess who's enjoying the hike the most

We won't make it to the gorge today

Looking out toward White Sands

Leading the way back

One last look back

Lost all teeth but two

The light on this landscape interested me

Old railroad trestle over the creek

Speaks for itself

Driving down our road

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Lovely photos, Packrat. I especially like the one you captioned 'Art?" It was a great hike this morning.

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