June 26, 2019
Give a Man a Pile of Rocks . . .
. . . and he will spend a while trying to stack them into a balanced cairn.
I say "man" because the boot tracks down here were pretty large, just in case you are questioning my gender assumptions.
There used to be a road under this slide, but then came a forest fire, followed by flash-flooding. I used to know the area well. Now it's all changed. Time for re-exploring.
Yes, the ridge in the background was burned pretty thoroughly. Gambel oak is coming up in profusion, so the deer, bears, and turkeys will benefit from acorns.