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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

8/9/11 Hogback Overlook Loop


A nice sunny day. we started from the Burnham Hill Rd. on the Halldale Spur > Bog Brook Trail > Hogback Connector >Hog Back Loop and back. The majority of the hike was fairly flat with the elevation gain being gradual. A couple of streams had enough pools that Kelley could cool off.

A variety of vegetation growing from the top of an old stump.


The view from the overlook



Roots at the bottom of a long overturned tree.





A very odd insect


Turned out a little longer than planed but a good hike. 3 1/2 hours

4 comments:

  1. The vegetation on the stump looks to me like a miniature forest. The tree roots look sinister. Nice focus on the insect eyes!

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  2. Thanks for your comments, John

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  3. John, love the tree roots and the stump photos best. I think it is so wonderful how all things have beauty. yeah, sometime we have to hunt for it, but its there. Bill

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  4. Thanks for your comments, Bill. You are right-all we have to do is look.

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