well, we finally did it: the full circuit of clifton gorge and john bryan, consisting of 4 1/2 to 5 miles RT and several hours worth of rugged trails along a deep water gorge between huge cliffs, waterfalls, streams, and forest, left by ancient glaciers. E. used to hike it alone as a kid, as her only refuge, and will miss it as if it were her family. so it’s like a first and a last.
there are so many beautiful scenes to try to capture this time of year, as the first breath of autumn starts to move in. here are just a few.