“We need the tonic of wildness...At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.”-Henry David Thoreau, Walden: Or, Life in the Woods
This view from the trail leading to Myrtle Point is looking out over some of the most remote areas in the National Park. The section between TriCorner Knob shelter and Pecks Corner shelter is some of the most remote wilderness you can find in the south east. It is impressive just how far you can see on these clear days. The ridge lines are so detailed. The views are worth the wait. The weather men are calling for rain this evening. I guess we had better get out for one last stroll to enjoy this weather while we have it. The high yesterday was 66 with a low of 44.
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